Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 0.9 Km SSW of Trölladyngja on Friday, 12 September 2014 at 05:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 17 km depth
12 Sep 06:15 UTC: First to report: IMO after 45 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Sep 2014 05:30:31 UTC
Depth: 17.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.889°N / 17.255°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Askja (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||17 km||0.9 km SSW of Trölladyngja||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.