Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 4.6 Km S of Þeistareykir, Iceland, on Saturday, 13 Feb 2021 2:06 am (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 8 km depth
13 Feb 08:34 UTC: First to report: IMO after 6 hours.
Date & time: 13 Feb 2021 02:06:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 13 Feb 2021 2:06 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 7.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 65.833°N / 16.96°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Theistareykjarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) N of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ENE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) E of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) E of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) WNW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NW of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) NE 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||7.6 km||4.6 Km S of Þeistareykir, Iceland||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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