Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 222 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 01:07 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 222 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 01:07 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 Sep 01:13 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Sep 9 06:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.2.
Date & time: 9 Sep 2014 01:07:32 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.73°N / 17.49°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) S of Stafn (Northeast) (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.210 kmIcelandGFZ
M 5.22 km ICELANDEMSC
M 5.46.8 km118km WNW of Hofn, IcelandUSGS
M 5.27 km7.9 km ENE of BárðarbungaIMO

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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 222 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, 9 September 2014 01:07 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1332 quakes):
  • 08 Nov 2014 00:56 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    0.1 km (0.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 22:04 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    1.9 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 20:12 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    8.6 km (5.3 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 19:24 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 19:24 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    8.6 km (5.3 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 18:33 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    4.5 km (2.8 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 14:40 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    5.5 km (3.4 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 14:34 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    7.9 km (4.9 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 14:32 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 14:21 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    7.4 km (4.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 14:13 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    3.7 km (2.3 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 13:28 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    8.4 km (5.2 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 12:42 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    5.4 km (3.4 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 12:39 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    7.2 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 10:25 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    5.2 km (3.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 08:20 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    8.9 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 222 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 01:07 (GMT)
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