Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 13.1 Km ESE of Kistufell on Friday, 3 October 2014 at 06:33 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 6 km depth
3 Oct 07:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 40 minutes.
Depth: 5.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.753°N / 16.94°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 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||5.9 km||13.1 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 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.