Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 10.6 Km ESE of Nýidalur on Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 11:08 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 4 km depth
9 Sep 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 3 hours.
Date & time: 9 Sep 2014 11:08:07 UTC
Depth: 4.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.708°N / 17.853°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) N of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> 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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|M 2.6||4.1 km||10.6 km ESE of Nýidalur||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.