Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 7.3 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 12 October 2014 at 07:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 9 km depth
12 Oct 11:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.686°N / 17.417°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||9 km||7.3 km NE 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.