Mag. 1.7 earthquake - 14.6 Km E of Kistufell on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 19:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 6 km depth
30 Sep 20:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 40 minutes.
Depth: 5.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.803°N / 16.905°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SSE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) W of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||5.7 km||14.6 km E of Kistufell||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.