Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 0.2 Km NW of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 12 October 2014 at 04:00 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 2 km depth
12 Oct 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 hours.
Depth: 1.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.642°N / 17.531°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.3||1.9 km||0.2 km NW 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.