Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 209 km east of Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland, on Monday, 20 October 2014 at 05:21 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Oct 05:29 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.68°N / 17.73°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
170 km (106 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.0||10 km||Iceland||GFZ|
|M 4.2||2 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.3||10 km||114km WNW of Hofn, Iceland||USGS|
|M 4.5||8.9 km||5.6 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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