Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 1.5 Km NW of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 18:41 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 9 km depth
16 Sep 22:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Date & time: 16 Sep 2014 18:41:37 UTC
Depth: 8.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.649°N / 17.553°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||8.9 km||1.5 km NW 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.