Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 13.8 Km SE of Kistufell on Friday, 12 September 2014 at 05:30 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
12 Sep 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Date & time: 12 Sep 2014 05:30:31 UTC
Depth: 11.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.685°N / 17.024°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) WSW of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||12 km||13.8 km SE of Kistufell||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.