Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 18.0 Km ENE of Kistufell on Sunday, 24 August 2014 at 16:34 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 8 km depth
24 Aug 17:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 39 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Aug 2014 16:34:08 UTC
Depth: 7.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.842°N / 16.856°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!
125 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!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 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
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|M 3.7||7.9 km||18.0 km ENE of Kistufell||IMO|
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