Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 239 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 at 22:35 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 Sep 22:42 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Sep 2014 22:35:37 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.75°N / 17.12°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Esjufjöll (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) S of Stafn (Northeast) (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||10 km||Iceland||GFZ|
|M 4.6||10 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.9||7.6 km||117km S of Akureyri, Iceland||USGS|
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