Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 2.3 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 18 October 2014 at 09:54 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 5 km depth
18 Oct 13:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 3 hours.
Depth: 5.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.652°N / 17.488°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 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||5.1 km||2.3 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.