Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 14.9 Km E of Kistufell on Friday, 3 October 2014 at 04:37 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 7 km depth
3 Oct 05:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 36 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.795°N / 16.895°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (62 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (66 mi) SSE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
113 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!
140 km (87 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 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||7 km||14.9 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 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.