Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 7.8 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 22 December 2014 at 03:58 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 2 km depth
22 Dec 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 hours.
Date & time: 22 Dec 2014 03:58:29 UTC
Depth: 2.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.663°N / 17.373°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (Northwest) (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.1||2.4 km||7.8 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 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.