Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 4.1 Km SE of Bárðarbunga on Saturday, 20 December 2014 at 23:22 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
21 Dec 15:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 16 hours.
Date & time: 20 Dec 2014 23:22:59 UTC
Depth: 4.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.615°N / 17.465°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (136 mi) ENE of Reykjavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ENE of Kopavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ENE of Hafnarfjordur (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 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||4.6 km||4.1 km SE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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