Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 4.9 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 at 13:44 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 6 km depth
23 Sep 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 29 minutes.
Depth: 6.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.679°N / 17.48°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 (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||6.2 km||4.9 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
|M 4.6||5 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.6||5.4 km||110km SSE of Akureyri, Iceland||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.