Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 5.0 Km WSW of Landmannalaugar (Iceland) on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 at 05:36 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 2 km depth
20 Nov 08:17 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 41 minutes.
Depth: 1.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.968°N / 19.15°W (Rangarþing Eystra, South, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Torfajökull (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) WNW of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) E of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) E of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) E of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) E of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) E of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) E of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) SSW of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||1.8 km||5.0 km WSW of Landmannalaugar (Iceland)||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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