Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 6.8 Km E of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 8 December 2014 at 03:02 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 1 km depth
8 Dec 03:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Dec 2014 03:02:22 UTC
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.638°N / 17.385°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> 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
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|M 2.1||1.1 km||6.8 km E 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.