Mag. 1.0 earthquake - 9.6 Km W of Kistufell on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 at 07:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
21 Oct 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 6 hours.
Depth: 4.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.769°N / 17.408°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (59 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 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||4.6 km||9.6 km W 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 1.0, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.