Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 3.7 Km SW of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 6 October 2014 at 15:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
6 Oct 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 11 minutes.
Depth: 4.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.615°N / 17.58°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!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 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||4.7 km||3.7 km SW 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.