Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 7.8 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 4 November 2014 at 08:49 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
4 Nov 11:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 24 minutes.
Depth: 2.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.662°N / 17.371°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||2.4 km||7.8 km ENE 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.