Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 202 km east of Reykjavík, Iceland, on Tuesday, 2 September 2014 at 13:55 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
2 Sep 14:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Sep 2014 13:55:04 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.44°N / 17.77°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) N of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) W of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) S of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> 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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|M 4.1||10 km||Iceland||GFZ|
|M 4.3||6.1 km||7.8 km ESE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
|M 4.5||8.2 km||110km WNW of Hofn, Iceland||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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