Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 5.3 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga on Friday, 2 January 2015 at 00:05 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 0 km depth
2 Jan 19:13 UTC: First to report: IMO after 19 hours.
Date & time: 2 Jan 2015 00:05:40 UTC
Depth: 0.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.662°N / 17.428°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) NNE of Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SSE of Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WSW of Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Selfoss (South) (pop: 6,510) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NE of Vestmannaeyjar (South) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
223 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: 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||0.1 km||5.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga||IMO|
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