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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - ICELAND on Monday, 1 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - ICELAND on Monday, 1 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - ICELAND on Monday, 1 September 2014
1 Sep 11:48 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Sep 1 13:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.0 to 4.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 1 September 2014 11:41 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.74°N / 17.52°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tungnafellsjökull (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) SW of Reykjahlíð (pop: 200)
108 km (67 mi) SE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700)
109 km (68 mi) S of Laugar (pop: 1000)
114 km (71 mi) SE of Svalbarðseyri (pop: 300)
190 km (118 mi) NE of Selfoss (pop: 6,500)
220 km (137 mi) NE of Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 1 Sep 11:41 UTCM 5.5 / 4 km ICELANDEMSC
Mon, 1 Sep 11:41 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km IcelandGFZ
Mon, 1 Sep 11:41 UTCM 5.2 / 7.1 km114km WNW of Hofn, IcelandUSGS
Mon, 1 Sep 11:41 UTCM 5.3 / 6.8 km5.5 km NE of BárðarbungaIMO

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake: ICELAND, 1 Sep 2014 11h41

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (5643 quakes):
  • 31 Oct 2014 10:09 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 09:44 UTC
    | M 1.0 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 08:26 UTC
    | M 1.2 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 08:06 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 08:03 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    2.6 km (1.6 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 07:22 UTC
    | M 1.3 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 07:21 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 07:20 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 07:20 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    8.5 km (5.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 06:05 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 06:05 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 01:30 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 01:28 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    1.3 km (0.8 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 01:25 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    3.8 km (2.4 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 00:38 UTC
    | M 1.0 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 00:32 UTC
    | M 1.3 |
    4.9 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
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