Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 5.3 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Thursday, 13 November 2014 at 08:36 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 9 km depth
13 Nov 12:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Date & time: 13 Nov 2014 08:36:55 UTC
Depth: 8.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.66°N / 17.426°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> 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!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||8.6 km||5.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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