Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - 8.1 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 8 October 2014 at 13:08 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 7 km depth
8 Oct 19:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 6 hours.
Depth: 7.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.683°N / 17.389°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 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||7.2 km||8.1 km NE 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.