Mag. 1.3 earthquake - 6.7 Km E of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 28 December 2018 at 01:21 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 1.3 earthquake at 0 km depth
28 Dec 08:49 UTC: First to report: IMO after 7 hours.
Depth: 0.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.651°N / 17.389°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) NNW of Skaftafell
119 km (74 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000)
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700)
155 km (96 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230)
157 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300)
161 km (100 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580)
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510)
231 km (143 mi) ENE of Alftanes (pop: 2,390)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 106 joules (1.56 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.3||0.1 km||6.7 km E of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.3, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.