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Past earthquakes near Blafell volcano: August 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Nov 29, 2022 17:35 GMT -
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Quakes during August 2022:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 16 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
During August 2022, Blafell volcano had 2 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 16 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 2.6 | Iceland: 38.6 Km NNW of Sigöldustöð -

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 31, 2022 1:28 am (GMT +0) (Aug 31, 2022 01:28 GMT)
1.2

6.6 km
18 km (11 mi)Iceland: 15.3 Km N of Geysir MoreMap
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Aug 30, 2022 11:04 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 30, 2022 23:04 GMT)
1.1

12 km
16 km (9.9 mi)Iceland: 15.9 Km NNE of Geysir MoreMap
Aug 30, 2022 7:38 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 30, 2022 19:38 GMT)
1.6

7.4 km
19 km (12 mi)Iceland: 14.5 Km N of Geysir MoreMap
Aug 30, 2022 7:20 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 30, 2022 19:20 GMT)
1.4

5.1 km
19 km (12 mi)Iceland: 14.2 Km N of Geysir MoreMap
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 23, 2022 5:00 am (GMT +0) (Aug 23, 2022 05:00 GMT)
1.1

6.4 km
18 km (11 mi)Iceland: 24.2 Km SE of Eiríksjökull MoreMap
Monday, August 22, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Aug 22, 2022 8:19 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 22, 2022 20:19 GMT)
1.4

6.2 km
10.4 km (6.5 mi)Iceland: 19.9 Km NNE of Geysir MoreMap
Aug 22, 2022 7:12 am (GMT +0) (Aug 22, 2022 07:12 GMT)
1.3

5.7 km
24 km (15 mi)Iceland: 9.5 Km N of Geysir MoreMap
Thursday, August 18, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 18, 2022 1:01 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 18, 2022 13:01 GMT)
1.9

5.1 km
24 km (15 mi)Iceland: 9.7 Km N of Geysir MoreMap
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 17, 2022 8:32 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 20:32 GMT)
2.1

5.2 km
38 km (24 mi)Iceland: 15.7 Km SE of Húsafell MoreMap
Sunday, August 14, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Aug 14, 2022 9:44 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 14, 2022 21:44 GMT)
0.6

8.3 km
10.9 km (6.8 mi)Iceland: 20.6 Km NNE of Geysir MoreMap
Aug 14, 2022 9:35 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 14, 2022 21:35 GMT)
1.5

3.9 km
37 km (23 mi)Iceland: 15.9 Km SE of Húsafell MoreMap
Saturday, August 13, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 13, 2022 10:49 am (GMT +0) (Aug 13, 2022 10:49 GMT)
1.2

6.2 km
10.3 km (6.4 mi)Iceland: 20.0 Km NNE of Geysir MoreMap
Friday, August 12, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Aug 12, 2022 5:57 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 12, 2022 17:57 GMT)
1.4

0.9 km
3.5 km (2.2 mi)Iceland: 30.9 Km NE of Geysir MoreMap
Aug 12, 2022 5:34 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 12, 2022 17:34 GMT)
1.6

1.9 km
3.7 km (2.3 mi)Iceland: 31.3 Km NE of Geysir MoreMap
Thursday, August 11, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 11, 2022 12:10 am (GMT +0) (Aug 11, 2022 00:10 GMT)
1.0

1.2 km
29 km (18 mi)Iceland: 17.5 Km S of Eiríksjökull MoreMap
Monday, August 8, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 8, 2022 4:02 am (GMT +0) (Aug 8, 2022 04:02 GMT)
1.4

4.8 km
10.2 km (6.3 mi)Iceland: 20.2 Km NNE of Geysir MoreMap
Saturday, August 6, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 6, 2022 8:06 am (GMT +0) (Aug 6, 2022 08:06 GMT)
1.3

3.1 km
36 km (22 mi)Iceland: 12.1 Km NE of Húsafell MoreMap
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 2, 2022 12:17 am (GMT +0) (Aug 2, 2022 00:17 GMT)
2.6

1.1 km
17 km (10.6 mi)Iceland: 38.6 Km NNW of Sigöldustöð MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 7.4 x 108 joules (205 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.176 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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