Author Archives: Jón Frímann

Magnitude 7,9 earthquake in Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands

Yesterday (23-June-2014) at 20:53 UTC a magnitude 7,9 earthquake [EMSC information here] took place in Rat Islands, Aleutan Islands. This earthquake had the depth of 100 km, no damage has been reported following this earthquake and aftershocks. The reason for … Continue reading

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Magnitude 6,9 earthquake in Aegean sea

Today (24-May-2014) a strong earthquake with the magnitude of 6,9 took place in Aegean sea (EMCS link here). This earthquake was felt over a wide area, but no major damage took place, so far only minor damage has been reported. … Continue reading

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New magnitude 5,0 earthquake in Albania

On the 19-May-2014 at 00:59 UTC a magnitude 5,0 earthquake [EMSC link] took place in Albania. I don’t know if any damage took place, but it is likely to be the case if the houses are not build for earthquake … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,6 earthquake in Germany

On 17-May-2014 at 16:46 UTC a magnitude 3,6 earthquake (EMSC link here) took place in Germany. This earthquake was felt and some minor damage took place in the towns next to the epicenter of the earthquake. According to Brisat on … Continue reading

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Magnitude 5,0 earthquake in Albania

Today (12-May-2014) at 00:54 UTC a magnitude 5,0 earthquake took place in Albania. This earthquake was felt, but I do not know if any damage took place following this earthquake. The magnitude 5,0 earthquake in Albania. Copyright of this image … Continue reading

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Magnitude 4,4 earthquake in south France

A magnitude 4,4 earthquake (EMSC link here) took place today in south France. This earthquake was felt but I am not sure if any damage took place when it happened. Aftershock activity has been taking place since the main earthquake, … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,1 earthquake on Fayal Island, Azores Islands

Today (27-April-2014) at 01:28 UTC an magnitude 3,1 earthquake took place in Fayal Island (volcano information can be found here) in Azores Islands, Portugal. This earthquake had the depth of 13 km, I don’t know if its source was magma … Continue reading

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Magnitude 4,5 earthquake in Slovenia

Today (22-April-2014) at 08:58 UTC an magnitude 4,5 earthquake took place in Slovenia. This earthquake was clearly felt in nearby area. I do not know if any damage took place following this earthquake. Regional view of the earthquake in Slovenia. … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm off the coast of Azores Islands (São Miguel & Terceira)

On the 11-April-2014 an earthquake with the magnitude of 4,8 (EMSC says 4,7, link here) took place in the Azores Islands cluster (off the coast). Many smaller earthquakes have been recorded since the medium earthquake took place, over the past … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,5 earthquake in England, UK

On the 18-April-2014 an magnitude 3,5 earthquake took place in England, UK. This is the second earthquake to take place in this area in the same number of days. This earthquake was felt, but no damage took place far as … Continue reading

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