Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 246 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Monday, 25 August 2014 at 22:21 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 Aug 06:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 hours.
Date & time: 25 Aug 2014 22:21:34 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.64°N / 16.92°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (57 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
584 km (363 mi) NW of Torshavn (Streymoy, Faroe Islands) (pop: 13,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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