Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 12.7 Km E of Kistufell on Sunday, 24 August 2014 at 04:39 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 8 km depth
24 Aug 05:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 34 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Aug 2014 04:39:24 UTC
Depth: 7.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.772°N / 16.941°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) S of Reykjahlið (Northeast) (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 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||7.8 km||12.7 km E of Kistufell||IMO|
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