Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 4.8 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 1 November 2014 at 12:23 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
1 Nov 13:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 50 minutes.
Depth: 0.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.677°N / 17.473°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: 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||0.4 km||4.8 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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