Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 18.2 Km ENE of Kistufell on Sunday, 24 August 2014 at 16:10 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
24 Aug 17:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Aug 2014 16:10:06 UTC
Depth: 8.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.844°N / 16.852°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Askja (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
591 km (367 mi) NW of Torshavn (Faroe Islands) (pop: 13,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||8.2 km||18.2 km ENE of Kistufell||IMO|
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