Mag. 1.6 earthquake - 5.9 Km E of Nýidalur on Saturday, 18 October 2014 at 12:03 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 4 km depth
18 Oct 20:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 8 hours.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.73°N / 17.946°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (1 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) SSW of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||4 km||5.9 km E 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.