Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 6.8 Km NNW of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 at 09:46 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 11 km depth
10 Dec 14:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Date & time: 10 Dec 2014 09:46:23 UTC
Depth: 10.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.696°N / 17.584°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 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||10.8 km||6.8 km NNW of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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