Mag. 1.7 earthquake - 3.5 Km SE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 at 04:14 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 9 km depth
21 Oct 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 hours.
Depth: 9.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.622°N / 17.467°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 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!
189 km (118 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||9.1 km||3.5 km SE 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 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.