Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 10.8 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 14 September 2014 at 05:10 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
14 Sep 20:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 15 hours.
Depth: 0.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.671°N / 17.313°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||0.7 km||10.8 km ENE 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.