Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 2.3 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 25 December 2014 at 02:41 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 11 km depth
25 Dec 11:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 hours.
Date & time: 25 Dec 2014 02:41:27 UTC
Depth: 11.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.657°N / 17.499°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 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: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||11 km||2.3 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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