Mag. 1.7 earthquake - 7.3 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 10 October 2014 at 11:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 13 km depth
10 Oct 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 43 minutes.
Depth: 12.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.703°N / 17.479°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 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: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||13 km||7.3 km NNE 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 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.