Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 4.2 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 22 September 2014 at 18:45 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 7 km depth
22 Sep 21:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 28 minutes.
Depth: 7.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.671°N / 17.479°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||7.3 km||4.2 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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