Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 2.4 Km NNE of Kistufell on Monday, 18 August 2014 at 02:37 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 6 km depth
18 Aug 03:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 36 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Aug 2014 02:37:19 UTC
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.802°N / 17.197°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||6 km||2.4 km NNE of Kistufell||IMO|
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