Interesting Facts..

You would feel the ground shake in a magnitude 3 quake.

A magnitude 7 or higher can destroy a city.

Aftershocks can follow an earthquake on and off for days or weeks.

Sometimes there are many small earthquakes before the big one. These small ones are called foreshocks. After the big earthquake, the mainshock, again there may be many small quakes. These are called aftershocks.

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Latest Earthquakes in Arctic Region

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MapMagnitudeDistance Direction Country/ContinentLatitude Longitude Date/Time
 Map 17.00 km (10.56 mi) E of Vestmannaeyjar, 4.7 ML 17.00 km
10.56 mi
E of Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
Arctic Region
63.4722 -19.9227 October 29,2014
5:23:37 UTC
 Map 113.00 km (70.21 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.5 ML 113.00 km
70.21 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.5998 -17.4282 October 25,2014
12:10:35 UTC
 Map 114.00 km (70.84 mi) WNW of Hofn, 5. ML 114.00 km
70.84 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.6685 -17.3954 October 25,2014
1:48:40 UTC
 Map 104.00 km (64.62 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.8 ML 104.00 km
64.62 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.6953 -17.1178 October 24,2014
10:24:2 UTC
 Map 114.00 km (70.84 mi) SSE of Akureyri, 4.6 ML 114.00 km
70.84 mi
SSE of Akureyri, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.6895 -17.4709 October 23,2014
23:27:19 UTC
 Map 112.00 km (69.59 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.7 ML 112.00 km
69.59 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.5786 -17.4135 October 23,2014
6:27:2 UTC
 Map 107.00 km (66.49 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.8 ML 107.00 km
66.49 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.5807 -17.3011 October 22,2014
9:11:51 UTC
 Map 121.00 km (75.19 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.6 ML 121.00 km
75.19 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.5361 -17.6518 October 22,2014
5:24:26 UTC
 Map 90.00 km (55.92 mi) WNW of Hofn, 5.2 ML 90.00 km
55.92 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.4963 -16.9889 October 21,2014
8:36:41 UTC
 Map 115.00 km (71.46 mi) S of Akureyri, 4.5 ML 115.00 km
71.46 mi
S of Akureyri, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.6582 -17.6716 October 20,2014
22:18:25 UTC
 Map 106.00 km (65.87 mi) SSE of Akureyri, 4.8 ML 106.00 km
65.87 mi
SSE of Akureyri, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.7647 -17.4461 October 19,2014
3:22:8 UTC
 Map 111.00 km (68.97 mi) WNW of Hofn, 5. ML 111.00 km
68.97 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.7223 -17.2645 October 18,2014
9:40:13 UTC
 Map 125.00 km (77.67 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.6 ML 125.00 km
77.67 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.5543 -17.7199 October 18,2014
0:11:21 UTC
 Map 109.00 km (67.73 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.8 ML 109.00 km
67.73 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.6265 -17.3141 October 16,2014
3:14:59 UTC
 Map 124.00 km (77.05 mi) NNE of Vik, 5.1 ML 124.00 km
77.05 mi
NNE of Vik, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.4468 -18.0435 October 15,2014
11:16:33 UTC
 Map 114.00 km (70.84 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.6 ML 114.00 km
70.84 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.622 -17.4345 October 13,2014
9:16:49 UTC
 Map 117.00 km (72.70 mi) S of Akureyri, 4.7 ML 117.00 km
72.70 mi
S of Akureyri, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.6285 -17.9295 October 12,2014
21:23:14 UTC
 Map 122.00 km (75.81 mi) WNW of Hofn, 5.1 ML 122.00 km
75.81 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.5254 -17.6766 October 12,2014
8:43:44 UTC
 Map 116.00 km (72.08 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.7 ML 116.00 km
72.08 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.664 -17.4318 October 11,2014
11:30:19 UTC
 Map 78.00 km (48.47 mi) NW of Hofn, 4.8 ML 78.00 km
48.47 mi
NW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.6592 -16.5447 October 10,2014
11:26:16 UTC