Mag. 3.9 earthquake - 4.2 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 at 14:57 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 6 km depth
28 Oct 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 16 minutes.
Depth: 5.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.667°N / 17.465°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 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||5.9 km||4.2 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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