Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 5.5 Km NE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 20 December 2014 at 14:07 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 6 km depth
20 Dec 23:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 9 hours.
Date & time: 20 Dec 2014 14:07:09 UTC
Depth: 6.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.671°N / 17.438°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
117 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!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||6.3 km||5.5 km NE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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