Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 10.2 Km SSW of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 22 November 2014 at 20:06 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 1 km depth
22 Nov 20:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Nov 2014 20:06:35 UTC
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.554°N / 17.602°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 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
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|M 2.3||1.1 km||10.2 km SSW 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.