Mag. 1.0 earthquake - 4.7 Km N of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 20 October 2014 at 13:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
20 Oct 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 44 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.682°N / 17.517°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 106 joules (0.554 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.0||5 km||4.7 km N 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 1.0, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.