Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 8.0 Km SW of Kistufell on Thursday, 13 November 2014 at 21:51 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 8 km depth
13 Nov 23:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Nov 2014 21:51:18 UTC
Depth: 8.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.731°N / 17.33°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 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
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|M 2.8||8.1 km||8.0 km SW of Kistufell||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.