Mag. 1.4 earthquake - 3.9 Km NNW of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 6 October 2014 at 22:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 7 km depth
7 Oct 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 18 hours.
Depth: 6.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.674°N / 17.55°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 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||6.5 km||3.9 km NNW 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 1.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.