Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 4.6 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 8 December 2014 at 05:29 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
8 Dec 09:14 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Date & time: 8 Dec 2014 05:29:22 UTC
Depth: 7.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.68°N / 17.498°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> 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!
193 km (120 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> 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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|4.0||7.9 km||4.6 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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