Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 10.7 Km N of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 7 January 2015 at 02:18 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 1 km depth
7 Jan 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 13 hours.
Date & time: 7 Jan 2015 02:18:18 UTC
Depth: 1.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.736°N / 17.536°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (136 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||1.4 km||10.7 km N 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.