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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Iceland on Monday, 15 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Iceland on Monday, 15 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Iceland on Monday, 15 September 2014
Sep 15 08:13: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Date & time: Mon, 15 Sep 08:05:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.55°N / 17.34°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (4 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 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
Mon, 15 Sep 2014
Mon, 15 Sep 08:05 UTCM 5.3 / 5 km ICELANDEMSC
Mon, 15 Sep 08:05 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km108km WNW of Hofn, IcelandUSGS
Mon, 15 Sep 08:04 UTCM 5.4 / 0.1 km5.4 km SE of BárðarbungaIMO

"I felt it" reports:
New York / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): GVYCy6
New York / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Tjkt7h Really appreciate you sharing this article post.Much thanks again. Cool.
New York / MMI V (Moderate shaking): GvvB6I Major thankies for the post.Thanks Again. Keep writing.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 15 Sep 21:23 UTCM 3.4 / 2.7 km - [info]4.4 km SE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 (13 earthquakes)
Tue, 16 Sep 04:21 UTCM 2.7 / 4.5 km - [info]4.6 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 09:13 UTCM 3.4 / 5.4 km - [info]4.6 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 10:36 UTCM 4.8 / 9.2 km - [info]3.6 km NNE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 14:48 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] Iceland[Map]GFZ
Tue, 16 Sep 16:13 UTCM 3.7 / 6.7 km - [info]7.4 km ENE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 16:13 UTCM 3.1 / 6.7 km - [info]7.4 km ENE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 18:23 UTCM 3.9 / 7.4 km - [info]4.9 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 18:23 UTCM 3.5 / 7.4 km - [info]4.9 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 20:02 UTCM 4.8 / 5 km - [info]4.9 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 21:33 UTCM 4.5 / 1.1 km - [info]9.6 km NE of Básar[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 21:34 UTCM 2.7 / 9.9 km - [info]9.7 km WSW of Kverkfjöll[Map]IMO
Tue, 16 Sep 21:34 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] Iceland[Map]GFZ
Tue, 16 Sep 21:48 UTCM 2.9 / 8.2 km - [info]6.6 km ENE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Wed, 17 Sep 2014
Wed, 17 Sep 15:31 UTCM 3.3 / 5 km - [info]6.9 km ENE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Wed, 17 Sep 18:09 UTCM 4.4 / 2 km - [info] ICELAND[Map]EMSC
Wed, 17 Sep 22:28 UTCM 3.2 / 7.1 km - [info]3.9 km ESE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Wed, 17 Sep 22:52 UTCM 4.1 / 6.9 km - [info]5.6 km NNE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Wed, 17 Sep 23:35 UTCM 3.5 / 1.7 km - [info]6.9 km ENE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 (10 earthquakes)
Thu, 18 Sep 03:17 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info] Iceland[Map]GFZ
Thu, 18 Sep 06:05 UTCM 3.4 / 0.3 km - [info]7.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Thu, 18 Sep 10:46 UTCM 3.8 / 8.8 km - [info]6.5 km ENE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Thu, 18 Sep 11:21 UTCM 3.7 / 8.1 km - [info]4.4 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Thu, 18 Sep 11:52 UTCM 4.1 / 6.3 km - [info]7.0 km ESE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Thu, 18 Sep 14:21 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] Iceland[Map]GFZ
Thu, 18 Sep 16:26 UTCM 3.8 / 7.7 km - [info]4.3 km NNE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Thu, 18 Sep 16:43 UTCM 2.7 / 11.2 km - [info]1.0 km WNW of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Thu, 18 Sep 21:43 UTCM 4.5 / 6.5 km - [info]3.8 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Thu, 18 Sep 23:43 UTCM 3.8 / 1.7 km - [info]5.0 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 (9 earthquakes)
Fri, 19 Sep 01:57 UTCM 3.7 / 4.1 km - [info]4.3 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Fri, 19 Sep 04:52 UTCM 3.2 / 8 km - [info]10.6 km N of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Fri, 19 Sep 06:44 UTCM 4.7 / 4 km - [info]5.5 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Fri, 19 Sep 08:03 UTCM 3.5 / 7.1 km - [info]3.0 km W of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Fri, 19 Sep 08:57 UTCM 3.2 / 8.6 km - [info]6.6 km ENE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Fri, 19 Sep 14:48 UTCM 4.3 / 3.8 km - [info]4.5 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Fri, 19 Sep 18:46 UTCM 3.6 / 6.4 km - [info]5.4 km NNE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Fri, 19 Sep 23:09 UTCM 2.6 / 0.3 km - [info]4.9 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Fri, 19 Sep 23:31 UTCM 2.6 / 2.8 km - [info]7.6 km ESE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 (12 earthquakes)
Sat, 20 Sep 01:10 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] Iceland[Map]GFZ
Sat, 20 Sep 08:04 UTCM 3.3 / 10 km - [info]5.4 km ESE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Sat, 20 Sep 09:12 UTCM 3.3 / 6.5 km - [info]2.9 km W of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Sat, 20 Sep 14:38 UTCM 3.5 / 4.8 km - [info]4.5 km NNE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Sat, 20 Sep 15:00 UTCM 3.4 / 1.8 km - [info]5.9 km ENE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Sat, 20 Sep 16:01 UTCM 3.4 / 5.3 km - [info]4.9 km NE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Sat, 20 Sep 17:00 UTCM 3.4 / 7.7 km - [info]6.8 km ENE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Sat, 20 Sep 17:02 UTCM 3.6 / 7.3 km - [info]4.3 km NNE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Sat, 20 Sep 17:04 UTCM 4.0 / 4.8 km - [info]3.7 km SE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Sat, 20 Sep 17:05 UTCM 4.4 / 1 km - [info]3.6 km SSE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO
Sat, 20 Sep 17:11 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] Iceland[Map]GFZ
Sat, 20 Sep 20:03 UTCM 3.6 / 6.6 km - [info]7.7 km ESE of Bárðarbunga[Map]IMO

 

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