Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 13.8 Km E of Kistufell on Saturday, 11 October 2014 at 18:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
11 Oct 21:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.776°N / 16.917°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) SSE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WSW of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 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||10 km||13.8 km E 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.