Mag. 1.0 earthquake - 3.2 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 5 October 2014 at 11:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 3 km depth
5 Oct 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.648°N / 17.462°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 106 joules (0.554 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.0||3 km||3.2 km ENE 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 1.0, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.