Mag. 1.6 earthquake - 8.0 Km E of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 26 October 2014 at 08:58 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 2 km depth
26 Oct 13:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Depth: 2.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.63°N / 17.361°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.6||2.2 km||8.0 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.