Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 4.4 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 at 15:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 3 km depth
30 Sep 18:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 25 minutes.
Depth: 2.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.671°N / 17.468°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||2.9 km||4.4 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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