Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 7.0 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 18 September 2014 at 11:52 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
18 Sep 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 21 minutes.
Depth: 6.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.619°N / 17.389°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> 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||6.3 km||7.0 km ESE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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