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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Iceland on Sunday, 21 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Iceland on Sunday, 21 September 2014
21 Sep 10:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 21 September 2014 10:51 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.53°N / 17.4°W (Iceland)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (10 km / 6 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 21 Sep 10:51 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km IcelandGFZ
Sun, 21 Sep 10:51 UTCM 5.4 / 3 km ICELANDEMSC
Sun, 21 Sep 10:51 UTCM 5.5 / 8.9 km7.1 km ESE of BárðarbungaIMO
Sun, 21 Sep 10:51 UTCM 5.1 / 4.5 km107km WNW of Hofn, IcelandUSGS

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New York / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : KLQsA4 I am continually looking online for articles that can benefit me. Thx!
charnock richard / Weak shaking (MMI III) : charnock richard I felt the desk shake and then as I let go of the desk it felt as if my chair and the floor beneath me was lightly being jolted back and forth. My other half did not notice a thing!

Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake: Iceland, 21 Sep 2014 10h51

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (4781 quakes):
  • 20 Nov 2014 10:32 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    10.3 km (6.4 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 09:58 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    7.7 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 09:58 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 09:54 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 09:54 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    8.9 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 09:51 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    9.9 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 09:51 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    0.9 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 09:18 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    1.5 km (0.9 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 09:06 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    7.2 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 08:46 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    13.1 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 08:31 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    2.7 km (1.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 07:57 UTC
    | M 1.0 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 07:57 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    1.3 km (0.8 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 07:48 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 07:48 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    8.6 km (5.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 20 Nov 2014 07:45 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
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