Mag. 1.0 earthquake - 16.4 Km ENE of Kistufell on Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 21:04 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.0 earthquake at 3 km depth
23 Oct 21:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 minutes.
Depth: 2.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.833°N / 16.884°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) W of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SSE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 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||2.6 km||16.4 km ENE 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.