Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 3.7 Km SSE of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 12 October 2014 at 01:24 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 4 km depth
12 Oct 19:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 18 hours.
Depth: 4.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.609°N / 17.505°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 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: 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||4.2 km||3.7 km SSE 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.