Past earthquakes in or near Iceland: May 2013

Updated Jan 18, 2022 13:04 GMT -
During May 2013, Iceland was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.4, 4 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 39 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 402 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 1395 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 6.4 quake 31.7 km ESE of Grímsey Wed, 8 May 2013 21:45 (Atlantic/Reykjavik)
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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 21:33 GMT (1 earthquake)
Fri, 17 May 2013 21:33 (Atlantic/Reykjavik) (May 17, 2013 21:33 GMT)
2.6

16 km
14.3 km E of Grímsey MoreMap
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 23:13 GMT (1 earthquake)
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 MoreMap
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 02:52 GMT (1 earthquake)
Tue, 14 May 2013 02:52 (Atlantic/Reykjavik) (May 14, 2013 02:52 GMT)
2.6

7 km
20.4 km NNE of Siglufjörður MoreMap
Monday, May 13, 2013 14:40 GMT (1 earthquake)
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 MoreMap
Friday, May 10, 2013 23:26 GMT (49 earthquakes)
Fri, 10 May 2013 23:26 (May 10, 2013 23:26 GMT)
2.6

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12 km
2.2 km NNW of Geirfugladrangur MoreMap
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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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