Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 2.9 Km WSW of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 25 December 2014 at 16:43 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 11 km depth
25 Dec 20:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 3 hours.
Date & time: 25 Dec 2014 16:43:31 UTC
Depth: 10.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.635°N / 17.587°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (Northwest) (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (Capital Region) (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (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||10.9 km||2.9 km WSW 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.