Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 208 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 at 20:54 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
30 Dec 22:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 16 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Dec 2014 20:54:16 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.59°N / 17.71°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (10 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (56 mi) N of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) S of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||EMSC|
|M 4.0||10 km||Iceland||GFZ|
|M 4.7||8.1 km||7.4 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
User reports for this quake
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