Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 11.2 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 16 August 2014 at 12:03 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 6 km depth
16 Aug 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Date & time: 16 Aug 2014 12:03:10 UTC
Depth: 5.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.69°N / 17.322°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) S of Stafn (Northeast) (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (144 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (144 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||5.6 km||11.2 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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