Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 8.2 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 at 20:49 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
22 Oct 22:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Depth: 9.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.689°N / 17.398°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||9.5 km||8.2 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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