Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 3.6 Km N of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 12 December 2014 at 17:25 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 11 km depth
12 Dec 18:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 48 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Dec 2014 17:25:30 UTC
Depth: 11.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.673°N / 17.528°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||11 km||3.6 km N 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.