Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 8.7 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 20 November 2014 at 07:45 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Iceland| Northeast | East | Northwest | South | Capital Region
Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 3 km depth
20 Nov 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 8 hours.
Date & time: 20 Nov 2014 07:45:53 UTC
Depth: 2.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.701°N / 17.412°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 2.3||2.9 km||8.7 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.