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Past earthquakes in Iceland: Aug 17, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 5, 2022 22:13 GMT -
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Quakes on Wednesday, August 17th, 2022:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 2
  • 42 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
On Wednesday, August 17th, 2022, Iceland had 2 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 42 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Strongest quake: Mag. 2.3 | Iceland: 4.7 Km ESE of Keilir -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (44 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 GMT (44 quakes)
Aug 17, 2022 11:07 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 23:07 GMT)
1.5

6.9 km
Iceland: 11.9 Km SW of Vatnafjöll More
Aug 17, 2022 10:42 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 22:42 GMT)
0.9

2.6 km
Iceland: 2.8 Km SSW of Fagradalsfjall More
Aug 17, 2022 10:26 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 22:26 GMT)
0.6

2.9 km
Iceland: 2.5 Km SSW of Fagradalsfjall More
Aug 17, 2022 10:03 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 22:03 GMT)
0.8

0.1 km
Iceland: 2.4 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall More
Aug 17, 2022 9:41 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 21:41 GMT)
1.3

8.8 km
Iceland: 14.9 Km WNW of Gjögurtá More
Aug 17, 2022 8:37 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 20:37 GMT)
1.8

5.2 km
Iceland: 0.4 Km SSE of Grindavík More
Aug 17, 2022 8:32 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 20:32 GMT)
2.1

5.2 km
Iceland: 15.7 Km SE of Húsafell More
Aug 17, 2022 8:31 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 20:31 GMT)
1.1

5.1 km
Iceland: 4.6 Km N of Krýsuvík More
Aug 17, 2022 8:24 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 20:24 GMT)
1.2

8.3 km
Iceland: 6.2 Km SSE of Hveragerði More
Aug 17, 2022 8:20 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 20:20 GMT)
1.7

2.1 km
Iceland: 10.4 Km WNW of Lokatindur More
Aug 17, 2022 7:54 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 19:54 GMT)
0.6

4.8 km
Iceland: 7.8 Km WNW of Grindavík More
Aug 17, 2022 7:37 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 19:37 GMT)
1.5

5.6 km
Iceland: 2.9 Km N of Hveragerði More
Aug 17, 2022 6:58 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 18:58 GMT)
0.5

5 km
Iceland: 5.4 Km NNE of Grindavík More
Aug 17, 2022 6:06 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 18:06 GMT)
1.6

1.6 km
Iceland: 2.2 Km WSW of Þorlákshöfn More
Aug 17, 2022 5:48 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 17:48 GMT)
0.7

4 km
Iceland: 2.3 Km SSE of Keilir More
Aug 17, 2022 5:47 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 17:47 GMT)
0.3

0.1 km
Iceland: 4.0 Km NE of Grindavík More
Aug 17, 2022 5:47 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 17:47 GMT)
1.2

3.3 km
Iceland: 3.6 Km NE of Grindavík More
Aug 17, 2022 5:33 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 17:33 GMT)
0.3

0.1 km
Iceland: 3.9 Km NE of Grindavík More
Aug 17, 2022 5:32 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 17:32 GMT)
1.1

3.1 km
Iceland: 3.7 Km NE of Grindavík More
Aug 17, 2022 5:14 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 17:14 GMT)
0.4

4.8 km
Iceland: 4.5 Km N of Krýsuvík More
Aug 17, 2022 4:48 pm (GMT +0) (Aug 17, 2022 16:48 GMT)
1.3

9.3 km
Iceland: 10.2 Km S of Árnes More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.4 x 108 joules (122 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.105 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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