Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - 3.7 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 15 September 2014 at 06:49 (GMT)

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 5.5 quake Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 224 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, 15 September 2014 08:05 GMT, which followed after 1 heure et 16 minutes.
Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - 3.7 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 15 September 2014 at 06:49 (GMT)

Séisme modéré magnitude 3.7 at 4 km depth

15 Sep 08:13 UTC: Premier à signaler: IMO après 1 heure et 25 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Sep 2014 06:49:08 UTC
Magnitude: 3.7
Profondeur: 3.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.665°N / 17.475°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, Est, Islande)
Volcan le plus près: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km NNE de Kirkjubæjarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
117 km SSE de Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
118 km ONO de Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
160 km OSO de Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
188 km ENE de Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
192 km NE de Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
220 km ENE de Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
222 km ENE de Kópavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
225 km ENE de Garðabær (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
225 km ENE de Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 3.73.8 km3.7 km NE of BárðarbungaIMO

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Maghull is 6 miles North of Liverpool (1486.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I have not felt anything like a tremor so far, Am I too far away to feel anything. I have been following the progress of Bardarbunga, the power of nature is exciting and scary at the same time. How far can the shock waves travel. Regards Roy.
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