Mag. 1.4 earthquake - 7.0 Km SSW of Kistufell on Sunday, 19 October 2014 at 21:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
19 Oct 22:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 17 minutes.
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.725°N / 17.278°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (62 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> 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||1.1 km||7.0 km SSW 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 1.4, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.