Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 3.6 Km SSE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 17:22 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
23 Oct 18:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 51 minutes.
Depth: 7.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.608°N / 17.51°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||7.7 km||3.6 km SSE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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