Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 1.2 Km WSW of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 at 09:12 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
28 Oct 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 6 hours.
Depth: 9.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.638°N / 17.552°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (61 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||9.6 km||1.2 km WSW 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.