Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 4.2 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 12 December 2014 at 18:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 Dec 22:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 4 hours.
Date & time: 12 Dec 2014 18:09:24 UTC
Depth: 9.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.672°N / 17.48°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) S of Norðurþing (Northeast) (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||9.6 km||4.2 km NNE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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