Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 8.3 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 at 13:55 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 1 km depth
10 Dec 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 18 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Dec 2014 13:55:15 UTC
Depth: 1.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.667°N / 17.365°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 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: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||1.2 km||8.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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