Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Iceland on Monday, 29 September 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.6 - Iceland, lunedì, 29 settembre 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.6 - Iceland, lunedì, 29 settembre 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Sep 13:49 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 6 minuti.
Sep 29 15:10: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.4 a 5.6.
Data & ora: 29 Sep 2014 01:43:04 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 5.6
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 64,6°N / 17,41°W (Islanda)
Vulcano più vicino: Bardarbunga (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km NNW da Skaftafell
95 km NNE da Kirkjubæjarklaustur (pop: 119)
125 km SSE da Akureyri (pop: 17,700)
188 km ENE da Selfoss (pop: 6,510)
212 km ENE da Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650)
222 km ENE da Reykjavík (pop: 118,900)
223 km ENE da Kópavogur (pop: 31,700)
229 km ENE da Hafnarfjörður (pop: 2,390)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 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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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.610 kmIcelandGFZ
M 5.510 km ICELANDEMSC
M 5.310 km101km WNW of Hofn, IcelandUSGS
M 5.55.6 km8.5 km ESE of BárðarbungaIMO

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Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake Iceland 29 September 13:43 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1130 quakes):
  • 28 Nov 2014 13:03 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    2.5 km (1.6 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 12:57 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    7.5 km (4.7 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 12:29 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 11:24 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    7.7 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 11:21 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    4.7 km (2.9 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 10:00 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    6.5 km (4 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 06:16 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 06:16 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    9.2 km (5.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 06:14 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 06:13 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    6.1 km (3.8 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 04:16 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    8.2 km (5.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 03:51 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    0.5 km (0.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 28 Nov 2014 03:46 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    5.6 km (3.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 27 Nov 2014 17:14 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    9.4 km (5.8 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 27 Nov 2014 14:48 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • 27 Nov 2014 14:48 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    4 km (2.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IMO | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Iceland on Monday, 29 September 2014 at 13:43 (GMT)
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