Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 7.2 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 at 14:29 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 4 km depth
16 Dec 16:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 1 hour and 43 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Dec 2014 14:29:59 UTC
Depth: 3.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.67°N / 17.393°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!
114 km (71 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) S of Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 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||3.8 km||7.2 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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