Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 2.9 Km SW of Kistufell on Sunday, 17 August 2014 at 06:21 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 1 km depth
17 Aug 07:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 52 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Aug 2014 06:21:08 UTC
Depth: 1.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.763°N / 17.254°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) S of Stafn (Northeast) (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||1.2 km||2.9 km SW of Kistufell||IMO|
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