Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 6.2 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 28 August 2014 at 08:11 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.4 quake Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 233 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, 26 August 2014 01:26 GMT, which had occurred 2 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 6.2 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 28 August 2014 at 08:11 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 7 km depth

28 Aug 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Date & time: 28 Aug 2014 08:11:51 UTC
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 6.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.669°N / 17.417°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
223 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 (140 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.96.5 km6.2 km ENE of BárðarbungaIMO

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