Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 5.1 Km N of Bárðarbunga on Sunday, 16 November 2014 at 02:10 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 8 km depth
Date & time: 16 Nov 2014 02:10:37 UTC
Depth: 7.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.686°N / 17.548°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> 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||7.9 km||5.1 km N of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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