Minor mag. 1.0 earthquake - 17.9 Km ENE of Kistufell on Saturday, 11 October 2014 at 20:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 9 km depth
12 Oct 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 18 hours.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.847°N / 16.863°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Askja (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 106 joules (0.554 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.0||9 km||17.9 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 1.0, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.