Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 8.8 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 6 January 2015 at 13:36 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 8 km depth
6 Jan 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 37 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2015 13:36:21 UTC
Depth: 7.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.675°N / 17.362°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (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||7.7 km||8.8 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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.