Mag. 1.6 earthquake - 12.1 Km SSE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 31 October 2014 at 00:32 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 3 km depth
31 Oct 01:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 41 minutes.
Depth: 2.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.535°N / 17.461°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 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||2.7 km||12.1 km SSE 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.