Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 7.4 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 at 02:12 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 2 km depth
12 Nov 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 13 hours.
Date & time: 12 Nov 2014 02:12:57 UTC
Depth: 1.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.704°N / 17.484°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) S of Stafn (Northeast) (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> 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||1.5 km||7.4 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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