Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 18.1 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland) on Sunday, 27 October 2019 at 19:42 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 19 km depth
27 Oct 20:21 UTC: First to report: IMO after 38 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2019 19:42:50 UTC -
Depth: 18.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.593°N / 17.163°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.5||19 km||18.1 km ESE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland)||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.