Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 2.6 Km N of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 11 September 2014 at 15:08 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
11 Sep 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Sep 2014 15:08:33 UTC
Depth: 4.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.663°N / 17.536°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||4.5 km||2.6 km N of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.