Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 4.7 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 4 September 2014 at 03:44 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 8 km depth
4 Sep 05:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 28 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Sep 2014 03:44:47 UTC
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.676°N / 17.474°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
118 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!
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!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> 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: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||8 km||4.7 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
|M 4.0||2 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.