Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 6.2 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 13 October 2014 at 21:56 (GMT)

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - 6.2 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 13 October 2014 at 21:56 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 9 km depth

Date & time: 13 Oct 2014 21:56:47 UTC
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 8.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.673°N / 17.423°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SSE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.98.7 km6.2 km NE of BárðarbungaIMO

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Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 6.2 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 13 October 2014 at 21:56 (GMT)
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