Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 5.6 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 19 Dec 2014 2:19 am (GMT +0)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.4 quake Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 230 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, 15 December 2014 09:26 GMT, which had occurred 4 days earlier.
Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 5.6 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 19 Dec 2014 2:19 am (GMT +0)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 14 km depth

19 Dec 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 14 hours.
Date & time: 19 Dec 2014 02:19:08 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 19 Dec 2014 2:19 am (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 13.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.683°N / 17.466°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (Northwest) (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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2.614 km5.6 km NNE of BárðarbungaIMO

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