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Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
A shallow (10 km) magnitude 4.8 earthquake with many pre- and aftershocks (or a seismic swarm) occurred this morning (Sun) at 07:34 UTC at the SW tip of the Reykjanes peninsula, on the SW active rift zone. The swarm of earthquakes included several quakes of magnitude 3 and higher. The strongest earthquake was widely felt in SE Iceland. ... [more]
Earthquakes on and around Iceland on 30 Aug - the Kolbeinsey Ridge is the area with the yellow dots to the north (map: Icelandic Met Office)
Friday, Aug 31, 2012
Yesterday, there was a lot of earthquake activity on Iceland. At noon, a swarm with about 50 quakes partly preceded and followed a magnitude 4.2 quake at 5.8 km depth beneath the Reykjanes peninsula, near the axis of the the SW volcanic rift zone. Most quakes were between magnitudes 1-2 and at around 5 km depth. ... [more]
 

Reykjanes volcano

Crater rows 230 m / 755 ft, Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland), 63.89°N / -22.52°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (4 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot Updated: Tue, 22 Oct 23:41 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Tue, 22 Oct 2019
Tue, 22 Oct 13:55 UTCM 1.4 / 9.8 km - [info]Reykjanes (24 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland) 2.7 km N of Eldey (Iceland)
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IMO
Tue, 22 Oct 10:07 UTCM 1.0 / 3.9 km - [info]Reykjanes (12 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland) 2.7 km NNW of Reykjanestá (Iceland)
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IMO
Wed, 16 Oct 2019
Wed, 16 Oct 20:30 UTCM 0.5 / 6.2 km - [info]Reykjanes (9 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland) 5.1 km NNE of Reykjanestá (Iceland)
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IMO
Wed, 16 Oct 09:32 UTCM 0.8 / 6.6 km - [info]Reykjanes (10 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland) 3.7 km NNE of Reykjanestá (Iceland)
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IMO
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.1*10^7 J (3.14 KWh) [learn more]

Earthquake statistics

Number of earthquakes vs time:

Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy past 24 hours
Past 30 days:
Number of quakes and energy past 30 days
Past 90 days:
Number of quakes vs time
Magnitude distribution and energy released:
Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 24 hrs Magnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 24 hrs
Past 7 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 7 days Magnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 7 days
Past 30 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 30 days Magnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 30 days

 

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