Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 16.3 Km NNW of Nýidalur on Sunday, 21 September 2014 at 10:52 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
21 Sep 11:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Sep 2014 10:52:02 UTC
Depth: 5.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.869°N / 18.169°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 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||5.4 km||16.3 km NNW of Nýidalur||IMO|
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