Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 3.5 Km SE of Bárðarbunga on Monday, 24 November 2014 at 08:38 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 2 km depth
24 Nov 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 34 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Nov 2014 08:38:46 UTC
Depth: 1.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.617°N / 17.478°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 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||1.7 km||3.5 km SE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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