Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 2.9 Km SW of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 27 November 2014 at 13:44 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 2 km depth
27 Nov 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 29 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Nov 2014 13:44:26 UTC
Depth: 2.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.625°N / 17.578°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (59 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 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||2.1 km||2.9 km SW 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.