Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 69 km south of Stafn, Þingeyjarsveit, Northeast, Iceland, on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 at 04:34 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 3 km depth
23 Sep 04:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Sep 2014 04:34:00 UTC
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 65.01°N / 17.25°W (Þingeyjarsveit, Northeast, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Askja (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (Northwest) (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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