Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 5.9 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 28 December 2014 at 21:05 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 7 km depth
28 Dec 22:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Dec 2014 21:05:06 UTC
Depth: 6.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.676°N / 17.435°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!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (Northwest) (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
195 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||6.8 km||5.9 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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