Category Archives: Norway

Strong earthquake in Japan, small earthquake swarm on Reykjanes Ridge in Iceland and more

Yesterday (14.03.2012) at 09:08 UTC there was an strong earthquake in Japan. The size of this earthquake was Mw6.9 and it had the depth of 10 km. Local tsunami warning was given out for the area closest to the epicenter … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Iceland, Japan, North Sea, Norway, Reykjanes Ridge, Swarm, Volcano | 13 Comments

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

Posted in Earthquakes, Jan Mayen, Norway, Rift Zone, Swarm | 6 Comments