Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 6.7 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 23 November 2014 at 04:20 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 2 km depth
Date & time: 23 Nov 2014 04:20:52 UTC
Depth: 1.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.618°N / 17.396°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (61 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ENE of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||1.5 km||6.7 km ESE 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.