Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 3.8 Km SSW of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 11 October 2014 at 04:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 6 km depth
11 Oct 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 hours.
Depth: 5.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.61°N / 17.564°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
160 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!
205 km (127 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 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||5.8 km||3.8 km SSW 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.