Mag. 3.3 earthquake - 6.9 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 at 15:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
17 Sep 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 42 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.664°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 (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.3||5 km||6.9 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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