Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 12.6 Km ENE of Nýidalur on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 11:45 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 2 km depth
16 Sep 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 28 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Sep 2014 11:45:03 UTC
Depth: 1.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.77°N / 17.825°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> 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||1.5 km||12.6 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.