Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 3.6 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 10:36 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 9 km depth
16 Sep 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 37 minutes.
Depth: 9.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.671°N / 17.503°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> 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||9.2 km||3.6 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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