Mag. 1.8 earthquake - 15.2 Km ENE of Nýidalur on Monday, 13 October 2014 at 09:53 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 3 km depth
13 Oct 18:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 8 hours.
Depth: 3.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.783°N / 17.777°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> 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||3.3 km||15.2 km ENE of Nýidalur||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.