Light mag. 2.7 earthquake - 6.6 Km N of Hamarinn on Monday, 5 January 2015 at 21:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 1 km depth
6 Jan 00:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Jan 2015 21:53:21 UTC
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.545°N / 17.786°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) N of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> 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||1.1 km||6.6 km N of Hamarinn||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.