Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 3.0 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 11 December 2014 at 05:47 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 3 km depth
11 Dec 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 8 hours.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2014 05:47:25 UTC
Depth: 2.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.627°N / 17.473°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
220 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!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 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||2.5 km||3.0 km ESE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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