Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 7.6 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 19 September 2014 at 23:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 3 km depth
20 Sep 00:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 42 minutes.
Depth: 2.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.626°N / 17.372°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.6||2.8 km||7.6 km ESE 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.