Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 5.1 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 23 November 2014 at 05:57 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 9 km depth
23 Nov 11:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 hours.
Date & time: 23 Nov 2014 05:57:52 UTC
Depth: 9.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.622°N / 17.43°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (61 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> 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||9.3 km||5.1 km ESE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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