Mag. 3.9 earthquake - 4.6 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 13:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 8 km depth
23 Oct 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 29 minutes.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.673°N / 17.466°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: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||8 km||4.6 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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