Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 204 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Sunday, September 21, 2014 09:36:44

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 204 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Sunday, September 21, 2014 09:36:44

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 8 km depth

21 Sep 10:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 33 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Sep 2014 09:36:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, September 21, 2014 09:36:44
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 7.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.5974°N / 17.8009°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) N of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) S of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbær (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (126 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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 4.37.9 km121km S of Akureyri, IcelandUSGS
M 4.38 km ICELANDEMSC
M 4.59.3 km5.6 km NNE of BárðarbungaIMO

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Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 204 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Sunday, September 21, 2014 09:36:44
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