Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 4.1 Km NW of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 at 21:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 7 km depth
10 Sep 23:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 32 minutes.
Depth: 7.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.671°N / 17.576°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) ENE of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||7.2 km||4.1 km NW of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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