Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 221 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Thursday, October 23, 2014 06:27:02
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 Oct 08:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 43 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, October 23, 2014 06:27:02
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.5786°N / 17.4135°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbær (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||10 km||112km WNW of Hofn, Iceland||USGS|
|M 4.6||10 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.3||8.6 km||5.4 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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