Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 209 km east of Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland, on Tuesday, 2 September 2014 at 11:26 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
2 Sep 12:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 43 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Sep 2014 11:26:51 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.74°N / 17.77°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SSW of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (112 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||10 km||Iceland||GFZ|
|M 4.1||2 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.5||10 km||105km WNW of Hofn, Iceland||USGS|
|M 4.7||6.1 km||4.7 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.