Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 1.7 Km S of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 12 September 2014 at 20:03 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 4 km depth
12 Sep 21:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Sep 2014 20:03:36 UTC
Depth: 4.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.625°N / 17.521°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||4.4 km||1.7 km S 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.