Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 5.6 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 at 01:22 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 11 km depth
23 Dec 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 8 hours.
Date & time: 23 Dec 2014 01:22:20 UTC
Depth: 10.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.67°N / 17.432°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (Northwest) (pop: 2,580) --> 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!
223 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.0||10.7 km||5.6 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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