Mag. 1.2 earthquake - 2.7 Km W of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 at 11:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 5 km depth
15 Oct 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 43 minutes.
Depth: 4.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.639°N / 17.585°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.2||4.7 km||2.7 km W 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 1.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.