Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 11.0 Km SSW of Kistufell on Thursday, 11 December 2014 at 20:56 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
11 Dec 21:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2014 20:56:14 UTC
Depth: 0.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.698°N / 17.334°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||0.4 km||11.0 km SSW of Kistufell||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.