Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 12.7 Km SE of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 3 December 2014 at 10:04 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
3 Dec 10:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Dec 2014 10:04:02 UTC
Depth: 6.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.572°N / 17.313°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) ENE of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 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||6.3 km||12.7 km SE 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.