Mag. 3.9 earthquake - 6.8 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 25 October 2014 at 17:37 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
25 Oct 18:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 36 minutes.
Depth: 9.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.681°N / 17.42°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 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||9.5 km||6.8 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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