List of earthquakes in Iceland

Date Region Mag. MMI Deaths Injuries Comments
2008-05-29 Hveragerði, Selfoss 6.1 Mw VIII 30 Rockslides
2000-06-21 6.5 ML Severe damage
2000-06-17 Vestmannaeyjar, Hella 6.6 ML 3 Severe damage
1976-01-13 6.4 Ms Moderate damage NGDC
1934-06-02 Dalvík VIII Damage NGDC
1912-05-06 7.5 XI NGDC
1896-08-26 Árnessýsla Severe damage NGDC
1784-08-14 Southland Severe damage NGDC
1734 Southern lowland Severe damage / Many homes destroyed NGDC
1732 Southern lowland Severe damage / Many homes destroyed NGDC
1706-04-20 Selfoss X Severe damage NGDC
1182 Southland X 11 NGDC
1164 Grímsnes X 19 NGDC
1013 Sudurland X 11 NGDC
Note: The inclusion criteria for adding events are based on WikiProject Earthquakes' notability guideline that was developed for stand alone articles. The principles described also apply to lists. In summary, only damaging, injurious, or deadly events should be recorded.

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  • NGDC (1972), Significant Earthquake Database (Data Set), National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K

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