Mag. 1.2 earthquake - 5.5 Km ENE of Nýidalur on Sunday, 19 October 2014 at 07:22 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 2 km depth
19 Oct 08:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 51 minutes.
Depth: 1.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.752°N / 17.97°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) SSW of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
200 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!
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!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Alftanes (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.2||1.8 km||5.5 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 1.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.