Mag. 1.4 earthquake - 16.1 Km S of Kistufell on Friday, 3 October 2014 at 17:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
3 Oct 18:14 UTC: First to report: IMO after 46 minutes.
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.637°N / 17.165°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) WSW of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.4||1.1 km||16.1 km S 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 1.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.