Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 2.4 Km SW of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 29 September 2014 at 16:31 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 6 km depth
29 Sep 18:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 42 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Sep 2014 16:31:22 UTC
Depth: 6.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.625°N / 17.564°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||6.2 km||2.4 km SW 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.