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M5.2 earthquake - 18km NNE of Siglufjordur, Iceland, Sunday, 21 October 2012 at 01:25 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 19.3 km NNE of Siglufjörður on Sunday, 21 October 2012

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - 19.3 km NNE of Siglufjörður on Sunday, 21 October 2012
Date & time: Sunday, 21 October 2012 01:25 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 01:25 (Atlantic/Reykjavik)
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.301°N / 18.765°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Kolbeinsey Ridge (43 km)
Primary data source: IMO
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 21 Oct 2012
Sun, 21 Oct 01:25 UTCM 5.6 / 10 kmIceland RegionGFZ
Sun, 21 Oct 01:25 UTCM 5.7 / 9.9 km18km NNE of Siglufjordur, IcelandUSGS
Sun, 21 Oct 01:25 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km ICELAND REGIONEMSC

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"I felt it" reports:
Dalvik (Iceland) (41 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just tonight alone we have felt at least 3 dozen quakes, some of which achived 4-5 on Richter. Even though they felt uncomfortable, I never felt we were in an Danger. The roaring sound few seconds before the quakes alerted us and it was more like wait for it to hit us. Some seemed longer than others. (via EMSC)


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