Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 5.0 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 20 October 2014 at 13:27 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 3 km depth
20 Oct 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 45 minutes.
Depth: 3.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.671°N / 17.45°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 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!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 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: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.6||3.2 km||5.0 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
|M 4.5||2 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
|M 4.6||8.1 km||118km WNW of Hofn, Iceland||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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