Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 8.4 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 at 02:56 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 3 km depth
18 Nov 10:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 7 hours.
Date & time: 18 Nov 2014 02:56:57 UTC
Depth: 3.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.658°N / 17.356°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||3.1 km||8.4 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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