Major magnitude 6.5 earthquake - 13.6 Km WSW of Kópasker on Fri, 19 Jul 2013 01:11 (Atlantic/Reykjavik)

Major magnitude 6.5 earthquake - 13.6 Km WSW of Kópasker on Fri, 19 Jul 2013 01:11 (Atlantic/Reykjavik)

Major magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 8 km depth

19 Jul 01:54 UTC: First to report: IMO after 43 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Jul 2013 01:11:36 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 01:11 (Atlantic/Reykjavik)
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 7.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.253°N / 16.732°W (Iceland Sea, Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Tjörnes Fracture Zone (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Kopasker (pop: 122) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NE of Norðurþing (pop: 2,230) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNE of Laugar (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ENE of Dalvik (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NE of Akureyri (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Siglufjordur (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) ENE of Sauðarkrokur (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) NE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) NE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) NE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
6.58 kmICELAND REGIONEMSC
6.57.7 km13.6 km WSW of KópaskerIMO

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (356 quakes):
  • 14 Jan 2014 08:07 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    5.4 km (3.4 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 11 Jan 2014 14:24 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    4.6 km (2.9 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 10 Jan 2014 11:06 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    5.3 km (3.3 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (62 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 08 Jan 2014 08:17 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    7.8 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Jan 2014 19:29 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    8.3 km (5.2 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Jan 2014 09:23 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    15.6 km (9.7 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 07 Jan 2014 06:26 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    8.6 km (5.3 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 29 Dec 2013 06:12 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    5.2 km (3.2 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 29 Dec 2013 00:57 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    0.3 km (0.2 mi) depth
    |
    96 km (59 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 27 Dec 2013 18:10 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    16.1 km (10 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 27 Dec 2013 18:02 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    5.3 km (3.3 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 24 Dec 2013 05:57 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 24 Dec 2013 05:57 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 24 Dec 2013 05:57 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    12.8 km (8 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (2 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 24 Dec 2013 05:57 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    0.1 km (0.1 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 23 Dec 2013 19:18 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    12.9 km (8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • Show all

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