Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 9.3 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 9 October 2014 at 17:51 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 4 km depth
9 Oct 19:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Depth: 3.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.684°N / 17.36°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 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||3.8 km||9.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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