Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - 11.2 Km ENE of Nýidalur on Sunday, 19 October 2014 at 04:28 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
19 Oct 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 10 hours.
Depth: 1.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.771°N / 17.858°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (61 mi) SSW of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) NE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> 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||1.3 km||11.2 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 1.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.