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Latest quakes in or near Hella, South, Iceland, in the past 24 hours on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 18, 2022 09:49 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 8 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 78 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Hella had 8 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 78 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake occurred in Iceland: 4.5 Km NNE of Grindavík 5 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 0.6 | Iceland: 4.7 Km NNE of Grindavík -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 2.7 | Iceland: 4.5 Km NNE of Grindavík -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Hella, South, Iceland (updated )

Past 24 hours:50 quakes | 8 quakes M2+
Past 7 days:697 quakes | 103 quakes M2+ | 17 quakes M3+ | 3 quakes M4+
Past 30 days:1,331 quakes | 199 quakes M2+ | 25 quakes M3+ | 3 quakes M4+
Past 90 days:2,639 quakes | 368 quakes M2+ | 44 quakes M3+ | 7 quakes M4+
Past 365 days:12,829 quakes | 1,835 quakes M2+ | 226 quakes M3+ | 30 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.6 or higher (67 out of 86 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 GMT (17 quakes)
May 18, 2022 6:27 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 06:27 GMT)
0.6

4.8 km
Iceland: 4.7 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 6:21 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 06:21 GMT)
1.0

5.6 km
Iceland: 2.1 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 5:42 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 05:42 GMT)
1.2

49 km
Iceland: 40.1 Km SSE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:53 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 04:53 GMT)
1.2

7.5 km
Iceland: 5.0 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:53 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 04:53 GMT)
1.2

6.1 km
Iceland: 3.9 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 2:53 am (GMT -2) (May 18, 2022 04:53 GMT)
2.2

10.6 km
Iceland: 13.5 Km SE of Eldeyjarboði MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:50 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 04:50 GMT)
1.4

1.1 km
Iceland: 32.1 Km SSE of Reykjanestá MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:49 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 04:49 GMT)
1.6

4.1 km
Iceland: 5.3 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:47 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 04:47 GMT)
1.1

7 km
Iceland: 3.9 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:45 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 04:45 GMT)
1.2

5.4 km
Iceland: 4.6 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:43 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 04:43 GMT)
0.7

10.5 km
Iceland: 11.5 Km WSW of Hella MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:40 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 04:40 GMT)
1.6

5.7 km
Iceland: 4.8 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:27 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 04:27 GMT)
2.7

5.8 km
Iceland: 4.5 Km NNE of Grindavík
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May 18, 2022 2:35 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 02:35 GMT)
1.8

5.7 km
Iceland: 3.2 Km NNE of Grindavík 1 reportMoreMap
May 18, 2022 12:31 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 00:31 GMT)
0.8

15 km
Iceland: 2.5 Km ENE of Skálafell MoreMap
May 18, 2022 12:23 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 00:23 GMT)
1.5

8 km
Iceland: 5.8 Km W of Reykjanestá MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.9 x 109 joules (526 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.452 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Hella Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Hella?

The last earthquake in Hella occurred 3 hours ago: Minor mag. 0.6 earthquake - Iceland: 4.7 Km NNE of Grindavík on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 6:27 am (GMT +0).

How many quakes were there in Hella today?

In the past 24 hours, Hella, South, Iceland had 67 quakes up to magnitude 2.7.

What was the strongest quake in Hella today?

The strongest earthquake in Hella today occurred 5 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Iceland: 4.5 Km NNE of Grindavík on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4:27 am (GMT +0).

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