Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 222 km northeast of Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland, on Thursday, 18 September 2014 at 03:17 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
18 Sep 03:24 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Sep 2014 03:17:12 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.9°N / 17.61°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.1||10 km||Iceland||GFZ|
|M 4.1||2 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.5||6.4 km||6.8 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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