Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 229 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Thursday, 6 November 2014 at 18:26 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Nov 18:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.64°N / 17.27°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kverkfjöll (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) ENE of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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||Iceland||GFZ|
|M 4.6||10 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.4||0.8 km||6.6 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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