Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 3.5 Km SSE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 20:58 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
1 Oct 11:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 14 hours.
Depth: 0.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.612°N / 17.495°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 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
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|M 2.6||0.9 km||3.5 km SSE 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.