Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 2.1 Km S of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 25 September 2014 at 05:54 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 6 km depth
25 Sep 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 3 hours.
Date & time: 25 Sep 2014 05:54:25 UTC
Depth: 5.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.622°N / 17.53°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 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!
187 km (116 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||5.5 km||2.1 km S 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.