Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - 17.6 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland) on Sunday, 27 October 2019 at 19:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 16 km depth
27 Oct 20:21 UTC: First to report: IMO after 41 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2019 19:40:12 UTC
Depth: 16.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.595°N / 17.173°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.4||16 km||17.6 km ESE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland)||IMO|
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