Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 6.5 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 6 September 2014 at 14:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 12 km depth
6 Sep 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 41 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Sep 2014 14:32:14 UTC
Depth: 11.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.622°N / 17.399°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
98 km (61 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 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!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||12 km||6.5 km ESE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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