Mag. 1.7 earthquake - 12.2 Km N of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 24 October 2014 at 15:52 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 7 km depth
24 Oct 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 21 minutes.
Depth: 7.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.75°N / 17.529°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> 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||7.4 km||12.2 km N 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.