Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 13.2 Km E of Hamarinn on Thursday, 18 September 2014 at 02:23 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 8 km depth
18 Sep 08:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 6 hours.
Date & time: 18 Sep 2014 02:23:53 UTC
Depth: 8.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.489°N / 17.534°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Grímsvötn (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 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||8.1 km||13.2 km E of Hamarinn||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.