Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 9.8 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 14 December 2014 at 16:38 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
15 Dec 10:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 18 hours.
Date & time: 14 Dec 2014 16:38:16 UTC
Depth: 0.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.661°N / 17.327°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||0.4 km||9.8 km ENE 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.