Mag. 1.3 earthquake - 7.3 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 at 18:56 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
22 Oct 19:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 16 minutes.
Depth: 4.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.697°N / 17.448°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (64 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 106 joules (1.56 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.3||4.6 km||7.3 km NNE 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 1.3, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.