Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 6.6 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 21:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 8 km depth
17 Sep 00:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 24 minutes.
Depth: 8.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.666°N / 17.403°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.9||8.2 km||6.6 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.