Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 5.9 Km SE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 13:07 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 Oct 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Depth: 9.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.604°N / 17.436°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Mosfellsbær (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Garðabær (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 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 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||9.9 km||5.9 km SE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
|M 4.2||10 km||ICELAND||EMSC|
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