Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 11.4 Km ENE of Nýidalur on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 11:45 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 4 km depth
16 Sep 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 28 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Sep 2014 11:45:03 UTC
Depth: 3.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.773°N / 17.855°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) NE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||3.9 km||11.4 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 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.