Mag. 1.6 earthquake - 4.6 Km SW of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 at 02:08 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
21 Oct 03:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.612°N / 17.597°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (133 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||1.1 km||4.6 km SW 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.