Mag. 1.0 earthquake - 14.4 Km W of Kistufell on Friday, 17 October 2014 at 20:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 13 km depth
17 Oct 21:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 29 minutes.
Depth: 12.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.804°N / 17.508°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 106 joules (0.554 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.0||13 km||14.4 km W 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 1.0, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.