Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 1.6 Km WNW of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 23:27 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
3 Oct 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 13 hours.
Depth: 10.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.648°N / 17.556°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 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||10.1 km||1.6 km WNW of Bárðarbunga||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.