Minor mag. 1.0 earthquake - 16.0 Km E of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 00:51 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 3 km depth
23 Oct 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 14 hours.
Depth: 3.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.62°N / 17.195°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 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||3.4 km||16.0 km E 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.