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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Iceland on Sunday, 7 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Iceland on Sunday, 7 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Iceland on Sunday, 7 September 2014
7 Sep 07:14 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 6 minutes.
Sep 7 08:10: Magnitude recalculée de 5.6 à 5.5.
Date & time: Sunday, 7 September 2014 07:08 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 64.55°N / 17.4°W (Islande)
Nearest volcano: Bardarbunga (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km NW de Höfn (pop: 1,700)
124 km S de Reykjahlíð (pop: 200)
130 km SE de Akureyri (pop: 17,700)
130 km S de Laugar (pop: 1000)
187 km NE de Selfoss (pop: 6,500)
221 km NE de Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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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.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 7 Sep 07:08 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km IcelandGFZ
Sun, 7 Sep 07:08 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km ICELANDEMSC
Sun, 7 Sep 07:07 UTCM 5.2 / 5 km117km WNW of Hofn, IcelandUSGS
Sun, 7 Sep 07:07 UTCM 5.4 / 3.9 km3.9 km SE of BárðarbungaIMO

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake: Iceland, 7 Sep 2014 07h08

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (796 quakes):
  • 06 Nov 2014 05:20 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 06 Nov 2014 03:44 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    8.5 km (5.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 06 Nov 2014 00:18 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    4.5 km (2.8 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Nov 2014 19:29 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    0.9 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Nov 2014 18:19 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Nov 2014 18:13 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    9.1 km (5.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Nov 2014 16:29 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    7.6 km (4.7 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Nov 2014 14:01 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Nov 2014 08:33 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Nov 2014 03:23 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    5.6 km (3.5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 05 Nov 2014 00:29 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    6.9 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 04 Nov 2014 23:22 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 04 Nov 2014 23:21 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Nov 2014 22:42 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 04 Nov 2014 21:00 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 04 Nov 2014 20:50 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    8.9 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Iceland on Sunday, 7 September 2014
 

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