Mag. 1.4 earthquake - 6.5 Km E of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 17 October 2014 at 10:12 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
17 Oct 11:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.646°N / 17.391°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 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: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.4||1.1 km||6.5 km E 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 1.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.