Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 1.4 Km N of Herðubreið, Iceland, on Tuesday, 9 February 2021 at 17:34 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 7 km depth
10 Feb 08:09 UTC: First to report: IMO after 15 hours.
Date & time: 9 Feb 2021 17:34:13 UTC -
Depth: 6.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 65.187°N / 16.352°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Herdubreid (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) SSE of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) ESE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) W of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSE of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) SE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) ESE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.6||6.6 km||1.4 Km N of Herðubreið, Iceland||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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