Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 6.1 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 22 September 2014 at 09:51 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 6.1 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 22 September 2014 at 09:51 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 6 km depth

22 Sep 10:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Sep 2014 09:51:50 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 6.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.616°N / 17.414°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbær (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) ENE of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> 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 4.86.2 km6.1 km ESE of BárðarbungaIMO

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