Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 7.2 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 1 January 2015 at 12:30 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
1 Jan 13:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 43 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Jan 2015 12:30:10 UTC
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.605°N / 17.402°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ENE of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (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||7.2 km ESE 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.