Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 225 km east of Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland, on Thursday, 25 September 2014 at 05:00 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
25 Sep 06:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.45°N / 17.29°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Grímsvötn (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||10 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 5.1||10 km||Iceland||GFZ|
|M 4.8||8.9 km||109km WNW of Hofn, Iceland||USGS|
|M 5.2||12 km||7.2 km ESE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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