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Latest Earthquakes in Arctic Region

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MapMagnitudeDistance Direction Country/ContinentLatitude Longitude Date/Time
 Map 114.00 km (70.84 mi) WNW of Hofn, 5.2 ML 114.00 km
70.84 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.6431 -17.4059 September 1,2014
11:41:10 UTC
 Map 107.00 km (66.49 mi) SSE of Akureyri, 5.2 ML 107.00 km
66.49 mi
SSE of Akureyri, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.7705 -17.3355 August 29,2014
12:21:49 UTC
 Map 108.00 km (67.11 mi) WNW of Hofn, 5. ML 108.00 km
67.11 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.6762 -17.239 August 28,2014
8:13:43 UTC
 Map 111.00 km (68.97 mi) WNW of Hofn, 5.2 ML 111.00 km
68.97 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.5338 -17.4264 August 27,2014
0:16:30 UTC
 Map 128.00 km (79.54 mi) NNE of Vik, 5. ML 128.00 km
79.54 mi
NNE of Vik, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.4498 -17.8502 August 25,2014
16:19:4 UTC
 Map 108.00 km (67.11 mi) WNW of Hofn, 5.3 ML 108.00 km
67.11 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.5866 -17.3138 August 24,2014
20:39:13 UTC
 Map 130.00 km (80.78 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.9 ML 130.00 km
80.78 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.4886 -17.8581 August 24,2014
5:33:45 UTC
 Map 113.00 km (70.21 mi) WNW of Hofn, 5.3 ML 113.00 km
70.21 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.6856 -17.3507 August 24,2014
0:9:53 UTC
 Map 104.00 km (64.62 mi) SSE of Akureyri, 4.7 ML 104.00 km
64.62 mi
SSE of Akureyri, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.7924 -17.3799 August 23,2014
18:33:6 UTC
 Map 117.00 km (72.70 mi) WNW of Hofn, 4.8 ML 117.00 km
72.70 mi
WNW of Hofn, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.5598 -17.5484 August 21,2014
23:50:22 UTC
 Map 14.00 km (8.70 mi) SW of Grindavik, 4.8 ML 14.00 km
8.70 mi
SW of Grindavik, Iceland
Arctic Region
63.7494 -22.6493 October 13,2013
7:34:6 UTC
 Map 242.00 km (150.37 mi) E of Ittoqqortoormiit, 4.4 ML 242.00 km
150.37 mi
E of Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
Arctic Region
69.9549 -15.7492 July 15,2013
11:17:33 UTC
 Map 231.00 km (143.54 mi) E of Ittoqqortoormiit, 4.5 ML 231.00 km
143.54 mi
E of Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
Arctic Region
70.0197 -15.9861 July 15,2013
11:34:26 UTC
 Map 18.00 km (11.18 mi) W of Sandgerdi, 4.2 ML 18.00 km
11.18 mi
W of Sandgerdi, Iceland
Arctic Region
64.0647 -23.0805 May 9,2013
10:49:28 UTC
 Map 65.00 km (40.39 mi) NNW of Husavik, 4.1 ML 65.00 km
40.39 mi
NNW of Husavik, Iceland
Arctic Region
66.5905 -17.8914 April 4,2013
23:45:6 UTC
 Map 87.00 km (54.06 mi) NE of Nanortalik, 4.6 ML 87.00 km
54.06 mi
NE of Nanortalik, Greenland
Arctic Region
60.6304 -43.993 October 25,2012
11:19:55 UTC
 Map 20.00 km (12.43 mi) NNE of Siglufjordur, 5.6 ML 20.00 km
12.43 mi
NNE of Siglufjordur, Iceland
Arctic Region
66.3286 -18.7514 October 21,2012
1:25:23 UTC
 Map 29.00 km (18.02 mi) NNE of Siglufjordur, 4.8 ML 29.00 km
18.02 mi
NNE of Siglufjordur, Iceland
Arctic Region
66.3721 -18.5537 October 21,2012
0:10:36 UTC
 Map 11.00 km (6.84 mi) NNE of Siglufjordur, 4.5 ML 11.00 km
6.84 mi
NNE of Siglufjordur, Iceland
Arctic Region
66.2473 -18.7853 September 19,2012
7:57:24 UTC