Mag. 3.3 earthquake - 2.9 Km W of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 20 September 2014 at 09:12 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 7 km depth
20 Sep 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 3 hours.
Depth: 6.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.638°N / 17.587°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
166 km (103 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 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||6.5 km||2.9 km W of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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