Mag. 1.9 earthquake - 9.6 Km ENE of Nýidalur on Friday, 17 October 2014 at 10:50 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 9 km depth
17 Oct 11:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 23 minutes.
Depth: 8.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.759°N / 17.882°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSW of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (131 mi) ENE of Alftanes (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.9||8.5 km||9.6 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 1.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.