Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 6.7 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 20 September 2014 at 22:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 2 km depth
21 Sep 00:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 14 minutes.
Depth: 1.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.618°N / 17.396°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> 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||1.5 km||6.7 km ESE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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