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Latest quakes in or near Olafsfjordur, Northeast, Iceland, in the past 24 hours on Friday, December 2, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 2, 2022 10:04 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 68 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Olafsfjordur had 3 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 68 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake occurred in Iceland: 2.9 Km WSW of Herðubreið 12 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 0.8 | Iceland: 2.7 Km WSW of Herðubreið -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 2.3 | Iceland: 2.9 Km WSW of Herðubreið -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Olafsfjordur, Northeast, Iceland (updated )

Past 24 hours25 quakes3 quakes M2+
Past 7 days134 quakes15 quakes M2+1 quake M3+
Past 30 days609 quakes84 quakes M2+3 quakes M3+
Past 90 days10,359 quakes1,604 quakes M2+189 quakes M3+17 quakes M4+
Past 365 days12,960 quakes1,875 quakes M2+216 quakes M3+24 quakes M4+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.3 or higher (70 out of 71 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Friday, December 2, 2022 GMT (30 quakes)
Dec 2, 2022 9:50 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 09:50 GMT)
0.8

12 km
Iceland: 2.7 Km WSW of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 8:58 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 08:58 GMT)
0.3

5.4 km
Iceland: 2.5 Km SSE of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 8:58 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 08:58 GMT)
0.3

5.4 km
Iceland: 2.5 Km SSE of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 6:35 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 06:35 GMT)
0.3

7 km
Iceland: 2.7 Km W of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 6:28 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 06:28 GMT)
0.4

8.9 km
Iceland: 2.8 Km WSW of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 6:27 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 06:27 GMT)
0.8

7.6 km
Iceland: 3.0 Km W of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 6:21 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 06:21 GMT)
0.5

6.5 km
Iceland: 2.5 Km W of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 6:20 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 06:20 GMT)
1.8

7.4 km
Iceland: 3.5 Km WSW of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 6:17 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 06:17 GMT)
0.8

15 km
Iceland: 3.5 Km SW of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 5:30 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 05:30 GMT)
0.6

8 km
Iceland: 3.1 Km W of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 5:19 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 05:19 GMT)
1.2

10.6 km
Iceland: 3.3 Km WSW of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 5:19 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 05:19 GMT)
1.8

7.4 km
Iceland: 3.5 Km WSW of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 5:18 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 05:18 GMT)
0.5

5.8 km
Iceland: 3.1 Km W of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 4:12 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 04:12 GMT)
1.0

3.4 km
Iceland: 2.6 Km NE of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 3:53 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 03:53 GMT)
0.6

10 km
Iceland: 2.4 Km W of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 3:38 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 03:38 GMT)
0.4

5.1 km
Iceland: 2.3 Km WNW of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 2:33 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 02:33 GMT)
1.4

5.7 km
Iceland: 3.2 Km WSW of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 2:06 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 02:06 GMT)
0.6

7.2 km
Iceland: 3.4 Km WSW of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 2:03 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 02:03 GMT)
0.5

4.3 km
Iceland: 3.6 Km SSW of Herðubreið More
Dec 2, 2022 2:03 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 02:03 GMT)
0.6

5.4 km
Iceland: 4.6 Km W of Dreki More
Dec 2, 2022 1:46 am (GMT +0) (Dec 2, 2022 01:46 GMT)
0.5

5 km
Iceland: 4.0 Km SSW of Herðubreið More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.4 x 108 joules (178 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.153 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland (SCO/DK network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Olafsfjordur Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Olafsfjordur?

The last earthquake in Olafsfjordur occurred 14 minutes ago: Minor mag. 0.8 earthquake - Iceland: 2.7 Km WSW of Herðubreið on Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 9:50 am (GMT +0).

How many quakes were there in Olafsfjordur today?

In the past 24 hours, Olafsfjordur, Northeast, Iceland had 70 quakes up to magnitude 2.3.

What was the strongest quake in Olafsfjordur today?

The strongest earthquake in Olafsfjordur today occurred 12 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Iceland: 2.9 Km WSW of Herðubreið on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 9:44 pm (GMT +0).

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