Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 16.9 Km ENE of Kistufell on Sunday, 24 August 2014 at 11:36 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 14 km depth
24 Aug 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 37 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Aug 2014 11:36:40 UTC
Depth: 14.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.829°N / 16.869°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 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 (78 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
255 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!
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||14 km||16.9 km ENE of Kistufell||IMO|
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