Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 15.7 Km ENE of Kistufell on Thursday, 9 October 2014 at 12:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 12 km depth
9 Oct 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Depth: 11.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.82°N / 16.889°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 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||12 km||15.7 km ENE 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 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.