Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 5.3 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 28 December 2014 at 23:55 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 7 km depth
29 Dec 10:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 10 hours.
Date & time: 28 Dec 2014 23:55:27 UTC
Depth: 6.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.67°N / 17.441°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Garðabaer (Capital Region) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (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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|M 4.0||6.7 km||5.3 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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