Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 7.5 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 4 December 2014 at 22:44 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 6 km depth
5 Dec 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 10 hours.
Date & time: 4 Dec 2014 22:44:50 UTC
Depth: 6.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.692°N / 17.426°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) S of Stafn (Northeast) (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 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||6.4 km||7.5 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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