Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 2.5 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 19 December 2014 at 22:41 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 7 km depth
20 Dec 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 14 hours.
Date & time: 19 Dec 2014 22:41:48 UTC
Depth: 7.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.662°N / 17.512°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 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!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (Capital Region) (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||7.2 km||2.5 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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