Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 16.3 Km ENE of Kistufell on Sunday, 24 August 2014 at 10:52 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
24 Aug 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Aug 2014 10:52:52 UTC
Depth: 11.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.824°N / 16.878°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
591 km (368 mi) NW of Torshavn (Faroe Islands) (pop: 13,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||12 km||16.3 km ENE of Kistufell||IMO|
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