Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 5.6 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 19 December 2014 at 02:19 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 14 km depth
19 Dec 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 14 hours.
Date & time: 19 Dec 2014 02:19:08 UTC
Depth: 13.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.683°N / 17.466°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (Northwest) (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (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||14 km||5.6 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.