Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 11.8 Km ESE of Kistufell on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 at 04:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 11 km depth
15 Oct 05:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 14 minutes.
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.759°N / 16.965°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) WSW of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 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||11 km||11.8 km ESE 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.