Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 6.2 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 7 October 2014 at 07:00 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.6 quake Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 222 km east of Reykjavik, Iceland, 29 September 2014 13:43 GMT, which had occurred 8 days earlier.
Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - 6.2 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 7 October 2014 at 07:00 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 3 km depth

7 Oct 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 5 hours.
Date & time: 7 Oct 2014 07:00:11 UTC
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 3.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.67°N / 17.418°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 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!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) ENE of Alftanes (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.03.2 km6.2 km ENE of BárðarbungaIMO

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Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 6.2 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 7 October 2014 at 07:00 (GMT)
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