Mag. 1.2 earthquake - 6.8 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at 00:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 8 km depth
29 Oct 16:14 UTC: First to report: IMO after 16 hours.
Depth: 8.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.699°N / 17.488°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!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.2||8.1 km||6.8 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 1.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.