Earthquake in Northern Iceland

Earthquake in Northern Iceland

A remote region in Northern Iceland was surprised by a strong 6.0 Earthquake on Sunday night.
The quake was measured at 19.07 local time .

The quake epic center was measured 51 km from Siglufjörður. Siglufjörður is a small fishing town in a narrow fjord with the same name on the northern coast of Iceland. The population in 2011 was 1,206; the town has been shrinking in size since the 1950s when the town reached its peak of 3,000 inhabitants.

Location of the earthquake.

  • 51.1 km (31.7 mi) NNE of Siglufjoerdur, Iceland
  • 101.9 km (63.2 mi) N of Akureyri, Iceland
  • 314.8 km (195.2 mi) NNE of Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 317.5 km (196.8 mi) NNE of Kpavogur, Iceland

Earthquake in Northern Iceland

 

Due to the remoteness of the region, there is no major damage or injuries expected and reported.

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