Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 12.4 Km NW of Grímsfjall on Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 22:03 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
3 Oct 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 14 hours.
Depth: 0.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.481°N / 17.461°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Grímsvötn (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||0.3 km||12.4 km NW of Grímsfjall||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.