Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 11.3 Km E of Kistufell on Monday, 8 September 2014 at 16:27 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 7 km depth
8 Sep 17:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 46 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2014 16:27:15 UTC
Depth: 7.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.789°N / 16.97°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
594 km (369 mi) NW of Torshavn (Faroe Islands) (pop: 13,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||7.4 km||11.3 km E of Kistufell||IMO|
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