Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 9.5 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 13 October 2014 at 16:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 1 km depth
13 Oct 18:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 58 minutes.
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.618°N / 17.335°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (120 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 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||1.1 km||9.5 km ESE 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.