Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Þingeyjarsveit, 37 km east of Akureyri, Iceland, on Sunday, 25 January 1976 at 21:57 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 65.666°N / 17.273°W (Þingeyjarsveit, Northeast, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Gaesafjoll (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NNE of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) W of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) E of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SE of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NE of Reikiavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) NE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
655 km (407 mi) NW of Torshavn (Streymoy, Faroe Islands) (pop: 13,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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