Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 18.6 Km ENE of Kistufell on Friday, 29 August 2014 at 06:38 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 6 km depth
29 Aug 07:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 35 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Aug 2014 06:38:11 UTC
Depth: 5.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.848°N / 16.849°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Askja (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) S of Reykjahlið (pop: 153) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
109 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!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||5.7 km||18.6 km ENE of Kistufell||IMO|
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