Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 5.2 Km WNW of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 19 September 2014 at 23:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 8 km depth
20 Sep 00:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 35 minutes.
Depth: 7.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.651°N / 17.634°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) N of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> 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||7.5 km||5.2 km WNW 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 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.