Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Iceland on Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 209 km ENE of Reikiavik, Iceland, miércoles, 15 oct. 2014

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 209 km ENE of Reikiavik, Iceland, miércoles, 15 oct. 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Oct 11:23 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 6 minutos.
Oct 15 12:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.4 a 5.6.
Fecha & hora: 15 Oct 2014 11:16:36 UTC
Magnitud: 5.6
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 64.59°N / 17.69°W (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, Oriental, Islandia)
Volcán mas cercano: Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km al N de Kirkjubaejarklaustur (South) (pop: 119) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
123 km al S de Akureyri (Northeast) (pop: 17,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
125 km al ONO de Hofn (pop: 1,690) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
127 km al S de Laugar (Northeast) (pop: 1000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
198 km al ENE de Mosfellsbær (pop: 8,650) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
209 km al ENE de Reikiavik (Capital Region) (pop: 118,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
210 km al ENE de Kópavogur (Capital Region) (pop: 31,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
213 km al ENE de Garðabær (Capital Region) (pop: 26,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
213 km al ENE de Hafnarfjörður (pop: 26,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
215 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: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.610 kmIcelandGFZ
M 5.410 km ICELANDEMSC
M 5.110 km124km NNE of Vik, IcelandUSGS
M 5.44.3 km5.1 km NE of BárðarbungaIMO

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Aftershocks of the M 5.6 terremoto: Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, Oriental, 209 km al este de Reikiavik, Islandia Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:16

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1807 quakes):
  • 14 Dec 2014 10:35 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    9.7 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 08:16 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    12.2 km (7.6 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 06:58 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 06:45 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    7.8 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 06:45 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    7.8 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 06:39 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    1.8 km (1.1 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 06:39 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    2.3 km (1.4 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 04:11 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 04:06 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    7.7 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 03:59 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    7.1 km (4.4 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 03:57 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    12.9 km (8 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 01:41 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 01:41 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10.2 km (6.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Dec 2014 00:32 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    9.8 km (6.1 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 13 Dec 2014 23:12 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    9.8 km (6.1 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 13 Dec 2014 23:00 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    8.7 km (5.4 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • Show all

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.6 - Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður, East, 209 km ENE of Reikiavik, Iceland, miércoles, 15 oct. 2014
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