"An earthquake simulator in Hveragerði." Hveragerði Things to Do Tip by Regina1965

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  The simulator.
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      The simulator.
    by Regina1965
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Hveragerði is in the main area where the tectonic plates meet and on the 29th of May 2008 there was an earthquake 6,3 on the Richter scale right under Mt. Ingólfsfjall. It caused a lot of damage in Hveragerði, Selfoss and surrounding areas.

There is now an exhibition next to the Hveragerði library on what damage the eartquake did to the houses in Hveragerði. And an eartquake simulator where you can walk into a shed and feel what it felt like during the earthquake.

Address: Sunnumork, Hveragerði, Iceland
Directions: Next to Bónus supermarket as you enter Hveragerði town.
othercontact: touristinfo@hveragerdi.is
Phone: 00354 4834601

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 9, 2012
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Feb 7, 2014 at 3:15 PM

    I have been in some, but never a bad one. This would be quite an interesting experience.

    • Regina1965's Profile Photo
      Feb 8, 2014 at 4:23 AM

      Yes, I have been in some as well, this one only made me dizzy as I was outside running to get the bus. I should have told you about this place, I remember asking you if you wanted to go inside when we drove by, but only told you about the library in there, I think.

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Feb 8, 2014 at 3:05 PM

      I can't remember either :(

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