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Past earthquakes in Iceland: May 2013 - list, stats and map

Updated: Nov 28, 2022 14:45 GMT -
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Quakes during May 2013:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 39 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 402 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1395 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.4 | 31.7 km ESE of Grímsey -

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Showing quakes magnitude 2.6 or higher (125 out of 1841 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Friday, May 17, 2013 GMT (1 quake)
Fri, 17 May 2013 21:33 (Atlantic/Reykjavik) (May 17, 2013 21:33 GMT)
2.6

16 km
14.3 km E of Grímsey More
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 GMT (1 quake)
Wed, 15 May 2013 23:13 (Atlantic/Reykjavik) (May 15, 2013 23:13 GMT)
2.6

10.7 km
20.5 km NNE of Siglufjörður More
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 GMT (1 quake)
Tue, 14 May 2013 02:52 (Atlantic/Reykjavik) (May 14, 2013 02:52 GMT)
2.6

7 km
20.4 km NNE of Siglufjörður More
Monday, May 13, 2013 GMT (1 quake)
Mon, 13 May 2013 14:40 (Atlantic/Reykjavik) (May 13, 2013 14:40 GMT)
2.7

4.3 km
6.0 km NW of Herðubreiðarfjöll More
Friday, May 10, 2013 GMT (49 quakes)
Fri, 10 May 2013 23:26 (May 10, 2013 23:26 GMT)
2.6

12 km
3.5 km NE of Geirfuglasker More
Fri, 10 May 2013 18:07 (May 10, 2013 18:07 GMT)
2.6

9.9 km
4.2 km NNW of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 18:03 (May 10, 2013 18:03 GMT)
2.6

15 km
3.3 km N of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 17:30 (May 10, 2013 17:30 GMT)
2.6

14 km
4.6 km N of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 17:16 (May 10, 2013 17:16 GMT)
2.6

11 km
5.3 km N of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 17:14 (May 10, 2013 17:14 GMT)
3.3

13 km
6.2 km NNW of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 17:14 (May 10, 2013 17:14 GMT)
3.0

14 km
3.9 km NW of Geirfuglasker More
Fri, 10 May 2013 16:40 (May 10, 2013 16:40 GMT)
2.6

14 km
4.3 km NNW of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 16:17 (May 10, 2013 16:17 GMT)
2.6

14 km
3.7 km NW of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 16:14 (May 10, 2013 16:14 GMT)
2.7

14 km
4.0 km NNW of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 16:07 (May 10, 2013 16:07 GMT)
2.6

11 km
4.3 km NW of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 16:01 (May 10, 2013 16:01 GMT)
2.7

12 km
2.2 km NNW of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 15:47 (May 10, 2013 15:47 GMT)
2.6

13 km
5.3 km NW of Geirfuglasker More
Fri, 10 May 2013 15:41 (May 10, 2013 15:41 GMT)
2.8

12 km
2.6 km N of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 15:18 (May 10, 2013 15:18 GMT)
2.6

12 km
3.6 km N of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 15:12 (May 10, 2013 15:12 GMT)
2.6

9.2 km
3.5 km N of Geirfugladrangur More
Fri, 10 May 2013 15:10 (May 10, 2013 15:10 GMT)
3.0

10.6 km
2.5 km NNW of Geirfugladrangur More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.5 x 1014 joules (70.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60364 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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