Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 5.0 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 21 September 2014 at 15:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 8 km depth
21 Sep 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Depth: 8.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.676°N / 17.461°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||8.1 km||5.0 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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