Mag. 1.8 earthquake - 5.5 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 10 October 2014 at 21:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
11 Oct 08:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 10 hours.
Depth: 1.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.678°N / 17.451°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.8||1.7 km||5.5 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.