Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 206 km east of Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland, on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 04:54:52
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 8 km depth
28 Oct 07:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 04:54:52
Depth: 7.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.4353°N / 17.6738°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) W of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) S of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) E of Mosfellsbær (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||7.7 km||120km W of Hofn, Iceland||USGS|
|M 4.5||10 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 5.0||8.5 km||8.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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