Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 8.1 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 27 December 2014 at 05:37 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
27 Dec 06:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 36 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Dec 2014 05:37:19 UTC
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.604°N / 17.381°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (Northwest) (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ENE of Hveragerdi (South) (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||1.1 km||8.1 km ESE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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