Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 209 km east of Reykjavik, Reykjavíkurborg, Capital Region, Iceland, on Friday, December 05, 2014 03:03:54
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 9 km depth
5 Dec 04:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Dec 2014 03:03:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, December 05, 2014 03:03:54
Depth: 8.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.7287°N / 17.756°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) S of Stafn (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) S of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (112 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||8.8 km||107km S of Akureyri, Iceland||USGS|
|M 4.5||2 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.3||2.3 km||4.7 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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