Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 9.5 Km N of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 12 October 2014 at 18:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
12 Oct 21:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 43 minutes.
Depth: 8.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.726°N / 17.518°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) S of Stafn (Northeast) (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (Northwest) (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 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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|M 3.0||8.2 km||9.5 km N of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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