Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 13.9 Km ESE of Kistufell on Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 09:00 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 3 km depth
1 Oct 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 13 minutes.
Depth: 3.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.745°N / 16.927°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||3.2 km||13.9 km ESE 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.