Mag. 1.8 earthquake - 2.5 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 11 October 2014 at 22:06 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 7 km depth
12 Oct 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 16 hours.
Depth: 6.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.662°N / 17.509°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 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
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|M 1.8||6.5 km||2.5 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.