Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 6.8 Km E of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 28 August 2014 at 01:30 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 3 km depth
28 Aug 04:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 42 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Aug 2014 01:30:52 UTC
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.632°N / 17.387°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||3 km||6.8 km E of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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