Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 3.6 Km SSW of Herðubreiðarlindir, Iceland, on Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 11:14 am (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
7 Feb 17:49 UTC: First to report: IMO after 7 hours.
Date & time: 7 Feb 2021 11:14:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 11:14 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 0.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 65.16°N / 16.253°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Herdubreid (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) SSE of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) W of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) W of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ESE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSE of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) ESE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||0.1 km||3.6 Km SSW of Herðubreiðarlindir, Iceland||IMO|
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