Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 6.8 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 at 00:19 (GMT)

Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 6.8 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 at 00:19 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 1 km depth

14 Oct 13:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 13 hours.
Date & time: 14 Oct 2014 00:19:46 UTC
Magnitude: 1.5
Depth: 0.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.673°N / 17.409°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 1.50.7 km6.8 km ENE of BárðarbungaIMO

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At magnitude 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.
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Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - 6.8 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 at 00:19 (GMT)
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