Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 15.1 Km E of Kistufell on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 21:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 9 km depth
1 Oct 07:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 10 hours.
Depth: 9.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.802°N / 16.893°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) W of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||9.4 km||15.1 km E of Kistufell||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.