Latest Earthquakes in Eastern Region, Iceland

Latest Earthquakes in Eastern Region, Iceland

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Eastern Region, Iceland. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 50 out of 642 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
2 months ago
On 2024-04-21 06:37:19
64.5255, -17.5868
133 km (82 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 5.3
10 km
4 months ago
On 2024-03-18 00:45:46
64.6081, -17.7972
139 km (86 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.7
10 km
6 months ago
On 2024-01-17 14:14:46
64.5621, -17.9183
146 km (91 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.4
10 km
6 months ago
On 2024-01-11 06:53:21
64.4103, -17.455
133 km (83 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.5
10 km
6 months ago
On 2023-12-31 18:05:31
64.68, -17.7381
134 km (83 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.4
10 km
8 months ago
On 2023-10-24 22:19:45
64.7356, -17.9166
140 km (87 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 5.1
10 km
9 months ago
On 2023-10-04 16:11:59
64.5002, -17.7937
143 km (89 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 5
10 km
10 months ago
On 2023-09-03 02:22:22
64.639, -17.799
138 km (85 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.2
10 km
11 months ago
On 2023-07-28 23:55:46
64.61, -17.351
119 km (74 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.7
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-05-23 19:22:41
66.4833, -17.6882
205 km (127 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 4.1
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-04-23 15:15:35
64.394, -17.4669
135 km (84 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.1
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-02-21 08:41:03
64.6683, -17.6801
131 km (82 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 5.2
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-02-05 23:15:34
64.4746, -17.7887
144 km (89 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-12-27 03:28:43
64.1598, -17.7896
162 km (101 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.3
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-10-31 14:57:28
64.5682, -17.8155
141 km (88 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-10-22 23:11:02
65.1536, -16.4471
69 km (43 mi) ← W of Eastern Region
M 4.3
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-10 02:45:09
66.4669, -17.8436
208 km (129 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 4.5
10.12 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-09 19:44:28
66.4602, -17.7654
205 km (127 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 4.4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-09 13:41:47
66.5182, -17.7749
211 km (131 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 4.4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-08 13:32:03
66.4041, -17.9471
206 km (128 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 4.5
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-08 05:07:42
66.5374, -17.7536
212 km (131 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 4.6
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-08 04:49:23
66.5302, -17.75
211 km (131 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 4.6
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-08 04:01:03
66.5051, -17.8312
211 km (131 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 5.2
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-08-02 14:24:35
64.3522, -17.5117
139 km (86 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.1
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-07-24 13:45:44
64.613, -17.6993
134 km (83 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.8
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-07-24 13:23:12
64.6655, -17.8621
140 km (87 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.4
10 km
2 years ago
On 2022-05-28 08:06:18
64.4201, -17.8396
149 km (92 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.7
10 km
2 years ago
On 2022-02-22 10:11:22
64.6051, -17.7978
139 km (86 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.9
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-12-29 14:46:29
64.5537, -17.6068
133 km (82 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.4
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-07-27 22:12:11
64.4807, -17.853
147 km (91 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.8
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-07-27 19:02:12
64.6384, -17.3847
119 km (74 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.3
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-02-13 02:29:33
64.4401, -18.1314
161 km (100 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.3
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-09-27 00:06:09
64.5113, -17.5691
133 km (82 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.8
7.08 km
3 years ago
On 2020-09-26 03:33:59
66.5571, -17.7235
213 km (132 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 4.2
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-09-26 03:32:05
66.5245, -17.6314
207 km (129 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 4.2
10 km
3 years ago
On 2020-09-15 14:52:12
66.1498, -17.8724
183 km (114 mi) ↖ NW of Eastern Region
M 4.3
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-07-14 00:56:21
64.5336, -17.7173
138 km (86 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.4
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-06-21 02:50:47
66.073, -18.6184
204 km (127 mi) ← W of Eastern Region
M 4.2
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-06-14 16:32:45
64.5015, -17.7118
140 km (87 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.5
7.63 km
4 years ago
On 2020-04-20 03:54:49
64.5898, -17.6556
133 km (83 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 5.1
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-01-05 04:56:33
64.6639, -17.8506
139 km (86 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.2
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-01-05 04:32:53
64.6591, -17.5641
127 km (78 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.9
10 km
5 years ago
On 2019-06-24 13:55:59
64.5973, -17.7561
137 km (85 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.5
10 km
5 years ago
On 2019-06-24 13:09:09
64.667, -17.8035
137 km (85 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.5
9.02 km
5 years ago
On 2019-02-23 21:24:01
64.6367, -17.5689
128 km (79 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.5
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-12-28 01:16:36
64.636, -17.7244
135 km (83 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.7
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-10-23 00:09:01
64.5583, -17.6514
134 km (83 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.5
8.61 km
5 years ago
On 2018-09-14 10:40:15
64.5167, -17.8029
143 km (89 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.5
10 km
6 years ago
On 2018-06-14 15:04:52
64.7005, -17.5617
125 km (78 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.7
10 km
6 years ago
On 2018-05-17 16:00:26
64.55, -17.7231
138 km (85 mi) ↙ SW of Eastern Region
M 4.3
10 km

Eastern Region Earthquake Statistics

Eastern Region in , Iceland has experienced a total of 642 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Eastern Region 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Eastern Region was last updated at 2024-07-18 04:01:58.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 2 0.31%
M 3 8 1.24%
M 4 558 86.78%
M 5 73 11.35%
M 6 1 0.16%

Magnitude distribution for Eastern Region was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:01:43.

When was the last earthquake in Eastern Region, Iceland?

The last earthquake in Eastern Region was 2 months ago and struck 133 km (82 mi) ↙ SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 5.30 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Eastern Region, Iceland?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Eastern Region was a 6.40 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 33.0 kilometers. It struck 36 km ENE of Norðurþing, Iceland or 147 km (91 mi) ↖ NW from the center of Eastern Region, 48 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Eastern Region, Iceland?

In 2024, Eastern Region has experienced 4 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Eastern Region is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Eastern Region has experienced 4 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 8.56 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Eastern Region is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.71 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in Eastern Region, Iceland

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.