Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 3.4 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 09:19 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 6 km depth
1 Oct 10:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 53 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.666°N / 17.49°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 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!
221 km (138 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||6 km||3.4 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
|M 4.3||2 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.4||8.5 km||128km S of Akureyri, Iceland||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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