Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 5.9 Km E of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 3 October 2014 at 17:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 13 km depth
3 Oct 19:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Depth: 12.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.649°N / 17.406°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 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||13 km||5.9 km E 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.