Mag. 2.1 earthquake - 13.1 Km WNW of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 8 October 2014 at 13:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 3 km depth
8 Oct 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Depth: 2.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.704°N / 17.76°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.1||2.9 km||13.1 km WNW 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.