Category Archives: Jan Mayen

Strong earthquake swarm south of Jan Mayen (Norway)

During early morning of 2-January-2019 a strong earthquake swarm took place south of Jan Manyen (Norway) or about 350 km north of Kolbeinsey island. I don’t know if there are any volcanoes in this area, but it is possible. This … Continue reading

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Two earthquakes larger then magnitude 3,0 close to Jan Mayen

Today (1-September-2015) two earthquakes happened close to Jan Mayen (around 360 km away from Iceland). Those earthquakes are possibly part of larger swarm in the area, but due to distance from Iceland Met Office seismic network it is difficult to … Continue reading

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Two earthquakes in Jan Mayen today (30.08.2012)

Today (30.08.2012) Jan Mayen was hit by two earthquakes. The second earthquake was not an aftershock of the first one. But it remains an question if it was triggered by the first earthquake. The first earthquake had the magnitude of … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm north of Jan Mayen Island

This blog officially also covers Jan Mayen Island north of Iceland. But since the Jan Mayen Island is uninhabited, activity there is not on the top priority list and I do not mention the Jan Mayen area as such because … Continue reading

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