Mag. 3.7 earthquake - 6.6 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 07:55 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 7 km depth
23 Oct 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 18 minutes.
Depth: 7.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.684°N / 17.433°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 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: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||7.2 km||6.6 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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