Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 5.5 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 19 September 2014 at 06:44 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 4 km depth
19 Sep 08:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 29 minutes.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.678°N / 17.455°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||4 km||5.5 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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