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

Updated May 18, 2022 17:47 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 11 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 121 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, West had 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 11 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 121 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.6 | Iceland: 4.7 Km NNE of Grindavík -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.5 | Iceland: 4.1 Km NNE of Grindavík -

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

Past 24 hours:88 quakes | 11 quakes M2+ | 2 quakes M3+
Past 7 days:730 quakes | 107 quakes M2+ | 18 quakes M3+ | 3 quakes M4+
Past 30 days:1,296 quakes | 186 quakes M2+ | 27 quakes M3+ | 3 quakes M4+
Past 90 days:2,308 quakes | 310 quakes M2+ | 42 quakes M3+ | 5 quakes M4+
Past 365 days:11,083 quakes | 1,561 quakes M2+ | 201 quakes M3+ | 21 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 1.2 or higher (62 out of 134 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 GMT (48 quakes)
May 18, 2022 5:34 pm (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 17:34 GMT)
2.6

4.9 km
Iceland: 4.7 Km NNE of Grindavík
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May 18, 2022 5:19 pm (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 17:19 GMT)
1.4

4.5 km
Iceland: 4.2 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 4:35 pm (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 16:35 GMT)
1.6

3.8 km
Iceland: 3.7 Km SW of Hrómundartindi MoreMap
May 18, 2022 2:51 pm (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 14:51 GMT)
1.3

4.8 km
Iceland: 1.8 Km NE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 2:28 pm (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 14:28 GMT)
1.9

5.9 km
Iceland: 11.5 Km W of Sauðárkrókur MoreMap
May 18, 2022 1:23 pm (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 13:23 GMT)
1.2

4.1 km
Iceland: 4.6 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 12:51 pm (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 12:51 GMT)
1.3

4.9 km
Iceland: 4.4 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 12:30 pm (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 12:30 GMT)
1.6

7.7 km
Iceland: 8.0 Km S of Helgafell MoreMap
May 18, 2022 11:09 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 11:09 GMT)
1.4

4.3 km
Iceland: 4.7 Km NE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 11:07 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 11:07 GMT)
1.9

4.7 km
Iceland: 4.7 Km NE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 11:02 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 11:02 GMT)
1.4

3.8 km
Iceland: 3.9 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 10:11 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 10:11 GMT)
1.3

4.4 km
Iceland: 3.0 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 10:07 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 10:07 GMT)
2.2

5.1 km
Iceland: 1.9 Km N of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 10:06 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 10:06 GMT)
1.8

4.1 km
Iceland: 2.0 Km NNW of Grindavík MoreMap
May 18, 2022 9:53 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 09:53 GMT)
2.8

5.1 km
Iceland: 2.8 Km N of Grindavík
I FELT IT
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May 18, 2022 9:29 am (GMT +0) (May 18, 2022 09:29 GMT)
1.8

4.7 km
Iceland: 4.0 Km NNE of Grindavík MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.7 x 1010 joules (4.84 megawatt hours, equivalent to 4.16 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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West Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in West?

The last earthquake in West occurred 13 minutes ago: Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Iceland: 4.7 Km NNE of Grindavík on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 5:34 pm (GMT +0).

How many quakes were there in West today?

In the past 24 hours, West, Iceland had 62 quakes up to magnitude 3.5.

What was the strongest quake in West today?

The strongest earthquake in West today occurred 13 hours ago: Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Iceland: 4.1 Km NNE of Grindavík on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4:27 am (GMT +0).

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