Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 12.8 Km ESE of Nýidalur on Thursday, 20 November 2014 at 16:30 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 4 km depth
20 Nov 17:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 43 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Nov 2014 16:30:17 UTC
Depth: 3.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.697°N / 17.813°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) N of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||3.9 km||12.8 km ESE of Nýidalur||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.