Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 10.6 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 9 December 2014 at 18:00 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 1 km depth
9 Dec 20:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Dec 2014 18:00:04 UTC
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.726°N / 17.43°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (62 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 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: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||1.1 km||10.6 km NNE 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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.