Mag. 1.2 earthquake - 7.6 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 16 October 2014 at 15:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
16 Oct 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 17 minutes.
Depth: 12.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.703°N / 17.465°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 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||12 km||7.6 km NNE 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.