Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Iceland on Monday, 15 September 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - Iceland, lunedì, 15 settembre 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - Iceland, lunedì, 15 settembre 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Sep 08:11 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 6 minuti.
Sep 15 08:13: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.4 a 5.5.
Data & ora: 15 Sep 2014 08:05:03 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 5.5
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 64,55°N / 17,34°W (Islanda)
Vulcano più vicino: Bardarbunga (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km NNW da Skaftafell (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður)
91 km NNE da Kirkjubæjarklaustur (Skaftárhreppur) (pop: 119)
107 km WNW da Höfn (Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður) (pop: 1,690)
131 km SSE da Akureyri (Akureyrarkaupstaður) (pop: 17,700)
190 km ENE da Selfoss (Sveitarfélagið Árborg) (pop: 6,510)
224 km ENE da Reykjavik (Reykjavíkurborg) (pop: 118,900)
226 km ENE da Kopavogur (Kópavogsbær) (pop: 31,700)
231 km ENE da Reykjavík (Garðabær) (pop: 2,390)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1,1 x 1013 joules (3,12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0,2 atomic bombs!) [saperne di più]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.510 kmIcelandGFZ
M 5.35 km ICELANDEMSC
M 5.310 km108km WNW of Hofn, IcelandUSGS
M 5.40.1 km5.4 km SE of BárðarbungaIMO

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New York / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : GVYCy6
New York / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Tjkt7h Really appreciate you sharing this article post.Much thanks again. Cool.
New York / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : GvvB6I Major thankies for the post.Thanks Again. Keep writing.
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Iceland 15 September 08:05 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (878 quakes):
  • 14 Nov 2014 07:55 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    8.8 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 06:15 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    8.6 km (5.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 05:44 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    8.5 km (5.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 05:43 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    9.6 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 05:19 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 03:06 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    7.2 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 02:58 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 02:58 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    7.8 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 01:23 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    8.7 km (5.4 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 01:22 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    8.9 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 00:09 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    0.1 km (0.1 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 13 Nov 2014 23:16 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    8.3 km (5.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 13 Nov 2014 23:13 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    7.2 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 13 Nov 2014 23:08 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 13 Nov 2014 21:51 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    8.7 km (5.4 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 13 Nov 2014 21:51 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    19.2 km (11.9 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Iceland on Monday, 15 September 2014 at 08:05 (GMT)
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