Latest Earthquakes in Westfjords, Iceland

Latest Earthquakes in Westfjords, Iceland

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Westfjords, 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 175 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
6 months ago
On 2024-01-03 10:50:32
64.1376, -22.0238
198 km (123 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.4
10 km
8 months ago
On 2023-11-10 18:06:07
63.9985, -22.6072
216 km (134 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.5
10 km
8 months ago
On 2023-11-10 17:30:38
64.0848, -22.5415
206 km (128 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.9
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-07-08 17:57:29
64.0187, -22.014
211 km (131 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.4
5 km
1 year ago
On 2023-07-06 01:11:59
64.1203, -22.129
200 km (124 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.1
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-07-05 18:44:28
64.0176, -21.9781
211 km (131 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-07-05 17:53:19
64.0375, -22.0794
209 km (130 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.5
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-07-05 16:25:20
64.0192, -22.0363
211 km (131 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-07-05 12:35:01
64.1032, -22.0129
202 km (125 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-07-05 10:01:11
64.0616, -22.0766
206 km (128 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.3
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-07-05 08:21:36
64.0043, -22.0904
213 km (132 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.5
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-05-23 19:22:41
66.4833, -17.6882
198 km (123 mi) ↗ NE of Westfjords
M 4.1
10 km
1 year ago
On 2023-04-18 08:00:00
66.5568, -19.1493
141 km (87 mi) ↗ NE of Westfjords
M 4.4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-11 23:50:19
66.5723, -18.2098
179 km (111 mi) ↗ NE of Westfjords
M 4.2
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-10 02:45:09
66.4669, -17.8436
191 km (118 mi) ↗ NE of Westfjords
M 4.5
10.12 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-09 19:44:28
66.4602, -17.7654
194 km (120 mi) ↗ NE of Westfjords
M 4.4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-09 13:41:47
66.5182, -17.7749
195 km (121 mi) ↗ NE of Westfjords
M 4.4
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-08 13:32:03
66.4041, -17.9471
184 km (114 mi) ↗ NE of Westfjords
M 4.5
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-08 05:07:42
66.5374, -17.7536
197 km (122 mi) ↗ NE of Westfjords
M 4.6
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-08 04:49:23
66.5302, -17.75
197 km (122 mi) ↗ NE of Westfjords
M 4.6
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-09-08 04:01:03
66.5051, -17.8312
192 km (119 mi) ↗ NE of Westfjords
M 5.2
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-08-03 05:32:08
64.0984, -21.8236
202 km (125 mi) ↘ SE of Westfjords
M 4.3
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-08-02 02:27:05
64.0567, -21.9282
207 km (128 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 5
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-08-01 23:31:18
63.9934, -22.0797
214 km (133 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.8
10 km
1 year ago
On 2022-07-30 20:48:58
63.9935, -21.9436
214 km (133 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.1
10.37 km
2 years ago
On 2022-05-14 16:56:33
64.1152, -21.3296
202 km (125 mi) ↘ SE of Westfjords
M 4.5
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-12-26 15:25:21
64.0665, -21.9557
206 km (128 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.4
7.87 km
2 years ago
On 2021-12-25 07:26:30
64.0495, -21.7467
208 km (129 mi) ↘ SE of Westfjords
M 4.2
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-12-24 23:55:37
64.0436, -22.1082
208 km (129 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.1
10 km
2 years ago
On 2021-12-22 09:23:12
64.0251, -22.1269
210 km (131 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.8
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-14 14:15:26
64.039, -22.138
209 km (130 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 5.3
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-14 12:34:38
64.0179, -21.7856
211 km (131 mi) ↘ SE of Westfjords
M 4.5
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-13 01:34:35
64.0606, -21.9362
206 km (128 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.6
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-12 07:43:05
64.0552, -22.0395
207 km (128 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.5
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-10 15:00:29
64.0802, -21.8901
204 km (127 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.1
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-10 08:50:03
64.1057, -21.9937
201 km (125 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.4
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-07 02:33:39
64.1104, -22.0899
201 km (125 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-05 11:59:06
64.0619, -22.5357
208 km (129 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.2
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-04 08:54:09
63.9917, -22.0179
214 km (133 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.7
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-04 05:36:20
64.0978, -21.9821
202 km (125 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.1
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-01 16:35:48
64.0671, -22.1133
206 km (128 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.9
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-01 14:12:40
64.1281, -21.7709
199 km (123 mi) ↘ SE of Westfjords
M 4.4
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-03-01 07:25:24
64.0852, -22.0062
204 km (126 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.5
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-02-28 16:29:57
64.0167, -21.9792
211 km (131 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.3
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-02-28 11:32:29
64.0363, -21.6833
209 km (130 mi) ↘ SE of Westfjords
M 4.2
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-02-27 08:07:46
64.044, -22.1455
208 km (129 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 5.2
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-02-26 22:38:46
64.1194, -21.7534
200 km (124 mi) ↘ SE of Westfjords
M 4.8
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-02-26 16:48:32
64.007, -22.0571
212 km (132 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.2
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-02-26 13:51:56
64.0693, -22.1371
206 km (128 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.2
10 km
3 years ago
On 2021-02-26 12:24:15
64.0753, -21.9369
205 km (127 mi) ↓ S of Westfjords
M 4.3
10 km

Westfjords Earthquake Statistics

Westfjords in , Iceland has experienced a total of 175 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Westfjords 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 2 1.13%
M 3 1 0.56%
M 4 151 85.31%
M 5 18 10.17%
M 6 3 1.69%

Magnitude distribution for Westfjords was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:01:44.

When was the last earthquake in Westfjords, Iceland?

The last earthquake in Westfjords was 6 months ago and struck 198 km (123 mi) ↓ S of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.40 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Westfjords, Iceland?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Westfjords was a 6.90 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10.0 kilometers. It struck 41 km W of Siglufjörður, Iceland or 98 km (61 mi) ↗ NE from the center of Westfjords, 61 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Westfjords, Iceland?

In 2024, Westfjords has experienced 1 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Westfjords is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Westfjords has experienced 1 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 2.33 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Westfjords is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.19 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in Westfjords, 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.