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

Updated: Apr 22, 2024 06:02 GMT -
During May 2013, Iceland has had 1,804 quakes of magnitudes up to 6.4:
  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 5 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 39 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 403 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1,356 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
Strongest: Mag. 6.4 Earthquake 31.7 km ESE of Grímsey -
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Past earthquakes in or near Iceland: May 2013 - list, stats and map
Date and TimeMag
Depth
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May 29, 2013 08:39 pm (Reykjavik)
2.4

8.6 km
1 km (0.6 mi) to the N 6.6 km W of Flatey
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May 29, 2013 11:20 am (Reykjavik)
2.3

10.7 km
37 km (23 mi) to the SW 5.4 km SW of Geirfugladrangur
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May 29, 2013 02:15 am (Reykjavik)
2.3

12 km
54 km (34 mi) to the N 12.6 km NNE of Grímsey
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013 GMT (1 quake)
May 28, 2013 11:42 am (Reykjavik)
2.6

10 km
117 km (73 mi) to the N 11.6 km N of Kolbeinsey
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 GMT (1 quake)
May 21, 2013 09:35 am (Reykjavik)
2.3

8.8 km
5 km (3.1 mi) to the N 5.8 km NW of Gjögurtá
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Sunday, May 19, 2013 GMT (1 quake)
May 19, 2013 06:27 am (Reykjavik)
4.4

10 km
194 km (121 mi) to the SW 243 km southwest of Reykjavik, Capital, Iceland
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Friday, May 17, 2013 GMT (2 quakes)
May 17, 2013 09:33 pm (Reykjavik)
2.6

16 km
45 km (28 mi) to the N 14.3 km E of Grímsey
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May 17, 2013 10:54 am (Reykjavik)
2.3

5.4 km
13 km (8.1 mi) to the N 20.6 km NNE of Siglufjörður
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 GMT (1 quake)
May 15, 2013 11:13 pm (Reykjavik)
2.6

10.7 km
13 km (8.1 mi) to the N 20.5 km NNE of Siglufjörður
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 GMT (3 quakes)
May 14, 2013 05:14 pm (Reykjavik)
2.4

8.4 km
5.4 km NW of Goðabunga
Info
May 14, 2013 02:52 am (Reykjavik)
2.6

7 km
13 km (8.1 mi) to the N 20.4 km NNE of Siglufjörður
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.5 x 1014 joules (70.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60430 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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