Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 203 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Friday, August 22, 2014 15:41:09
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 8 km depth
22 Aug 17:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 29 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Aug 2014 15:41:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, August 22, 2014 15:41:09
Depth: 7.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.5347°N / 17.7869°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) N of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) S of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.3||7.9 km||128km S of Akureyri, Iceland||USGS|
|M 4.3||2 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.0||10 km||Iceland||GFZ|
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