Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - 7.3 Km ENE of Nýidalur on Thursday, 11 September 2014 at 20:06 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 4 km depth
11 Sep 22:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 7 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Sep 2014 20:06:16 UTC
Depth: 4.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.756°N / 17.932°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SSW of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||4.2 km||7.3 km ENE 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.