Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 10.3 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 12 December 2014 at 05:52 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 0 km depth
12 Dec 09:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 3 hours.
Date & time: 12 Dec 2014 05:52:23 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.686°N / 17.338°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km (65 mi) S of Stafn (Northeast) (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 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||km||10.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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