Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 7.4 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 16:13 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 7 km depth
16 Sep 17:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 60 minutes.
Depth: 6.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.674°N / 17.393°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO
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||6.7 km||7.4 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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