Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - 4.5 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 at 19:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 4 km depth
26 Aug 21:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 29 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Aug 2014 19:43:47 UTC
Depth: 3.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.67°N / 17.463°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> 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!
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!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||3.9 km||4.5 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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