Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 5.2 Km SSE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 4 December 2014 at 00:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 1 km depth
4 Dec 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 hours.
Date & time: 4 Dec 2014 00:32:28 UTC
Depth: 0.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.601°N / 17.47°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||0.9 km||5.2 km SSE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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