Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 10.0 Km ESE of Kistufell on Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 18:41 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
2 Oct 19:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 32 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Oct 2014 18:41:15 UTC
Depth: 4.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.753°N / 17.008°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 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||4.8 km||10.0 km ESE 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.