Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 5.1 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 24 October 2014 at 08:12 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 9 km depth
24 Oct 10:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 2 hours and 0 minutes.
Depth: 8.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.676°N / 17.462°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||8.5 km||5.1 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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