Mag. 3.7 earthquake - 5.4 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at 18:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 8 km depth
30 Oct 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 15 hours.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.678°N / 17.454°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO
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||8 km||5.4 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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