Mag. 1.5 earthquake - 14.0 Km ESE of Kistufell on Thursday, 30 October 2014 at 07:52 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 11 km depth
30 Oct 08:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 21 minutes.
Depth: 10.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.712°N / 16.961°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) WSW of Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.5||10.8 km||14.0 km ESE 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 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.