Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 8.4 Km ENE of Nýidalur on Friday, 17 October 2014 at 10:58 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 3 km depth
17 Oct 13:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2014 10:58:05 UTC
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.769°N / 17.922°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||3 km||8.4 km ENE of Nýidalur||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.