Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 3.8 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 18 September 2014 at 21:43 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 7 km depth
18 Sep 23:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Depth: 6.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.668°N / 17.481°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 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!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbær (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
220 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!
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!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||6.5 km||3.8 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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