Mag. 1.3 earthquake - 9.5 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 18 October 2014 at 20:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.3 earthquake at 1 km depth
18 Oct 21:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 17 minutes.
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.681°N / 17.352°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 106 joules (1.56 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.3||1.1 km||9.5 km ENE 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 1.3, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.