Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 7.7 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 5 December 2014 at 14:45 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 1 km depth
5 Dec 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 28 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Dec 2014 14:45:18 UTC
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.614°N / 17.378°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
164 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!
196 km (122 mi) ENE of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
224 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 2.1||1.1 km||7.7 km ESE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
|M 1.9||10.4 km||5.4 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.