Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Iceland on Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 252 km ENE of Reikiavik, Iceland, martes, 07 oct. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 252 km ENE of Reikiavik, Iceland, martes, 07 oct. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Oct 10:29 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 6 minutos.
Oct 7 11:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.6 a 5.5.
Fecha & hora: 7 Oct 2014 10:22:34 UTC
Magnitud: 5.5
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 64.64°N / 16.79°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, Oriental, Islandia)
Volcán mas cercano: Kverkfjöll (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km al ONO de Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
123 km al SSE de Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
129 km al OSO de Reydarfjordur (pop: 1,150) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
131 km al SSE de Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
133 km al OSO de Egilsstaðir (pop: 2,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
252 km al ENE de Reikiavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
253 km al ENE de Kópavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
256 km al ENE de Garðabær (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
256 km al ENE de Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
258 km al ENE de Hafnarfjörður (Capital Region) (pop: 2,390) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.510 kmIcelandGFZ
M 5.510 km ICELANDEMSC
M 5.310 km91km WNW of Hofn, IcelandUSGS
M 5.20.1 km6.3 km ESE of BárðarbungaIMO

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Aftershocks of the M 5.5 terremoto: Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, Oriental, 252 km al este de Reikiavik, Islandia Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:22

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1503 quakes):
  • 06 Dec 2014 06:21 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 06 Dec 2014 06:21 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    7.7 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 06 Dec 2014 04:27 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 06 Dec 2014 04:27 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    4.9 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 21:05 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 21:04 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 20:52 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    3.4 km (2.1 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 19:42 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    1.2 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 19:15 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 19:10 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 18:08 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    9.1 km (5.7 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 14:56 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    9.2 km (5.7 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 14:47 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 14:47 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    2.6 km (1.6 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 14:45 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 14:29 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    2.8 km (1.7 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • Show all

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.5 - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 252 km ENE of Reikiavik, Iceland, martes, 07 oct. 2014
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