Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 3.4 Km N of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 11 October 2014 at 04:48 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
11 Oct 21:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 16 hours.
Date & time: 11 Oct 2014 04:48:44 UTC
Depth: 5.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.67°N / 17.537°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 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
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|M 2.1||5.6 km||3.4 km N 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.