Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 14.7 Km E of Kistufell on Sunday, 24 August 2014 at 07:59 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Iceland| Northeast | East | Northwest | South | Capital Region
Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 12 km depth
24 Aug 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 14 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Aug 2014 07:59:31 UTC
Depth: 12.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.803°N / 16.902°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 3.7||12 km||14.7 km E of Kistufell||IMO|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.