Category Archives: Tjörnes Fracture Zone

Earthquake swarm in Tjörnes Fracture Zone south of Grímsey island

Since yesterday (10-November-2018) and today (11-November-2018) there has been a earthquake swarm in Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ). Largest earthquake in this swarm had a magnitude of 3,0. All other earthquakes have been smaller in magnitude. At this moment around 130 … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm in Tjörnes Fracture Zone

Today (6-November-2018) there has been a minor earthquake swarm in Tjörnes Fractures Zone (TFZ). Largest earthquakes in this swarm had a magnitude of 2,7 and 2,6. Other earthquakes that have happened so far have been smaller in magnitude. Earthquake swarm … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm north of Gjögurtá (Tjörnes Fracture Zone)

At 21:10 UTC a earthquake swarm started in Tjörnes Fracture Zone just north of Gögurtá. Largest earthquake so far had a magnitude of 3,7. Other earthquakes so far have been smaller in magnitude so far. That might change without warning. … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,3 earthquake in Tjörnes Fracture Zone

At 22:41 UTC a magnitude 3,3 earthquake took place 6 km north of an area called Gjögurtá. This earthquake had a magnitude of 3,3 and was followed by several smaller earthquakes. Activity seems to be ongoing at the moment. The … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity east of Grímsey island yesterday

Yesterday (05-April-2018) two earthquakes happened east of Grímsey island. The first earthquake had a magnitude of 3,0 (18:12 UTC) and the second earthquake had a magnitude of 3,3 (18:14 UTC). There is a good chance both earthquakes where felt in … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm 43 km west of Grímsey island

Yesterday (31-March-2018) at 09:35 UTC a magnitude 3,2 earthquake happened 43 km west of Grímsey island. Due to distance from land this earthquake was not felt far as I know. Second largest earthquake had a magnitude of 2,6. All other … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake activity on Tjörnes Fracture Zone

During the night a minor earthquake swarm took place on two parts of the Tjörnes Fracture Zone. The first earthquake swarm was just 19,9 km north-east of Siglufjörður village. Largest earthquake in that swarm had a magnitude of 3,1. The … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm west of Kópasker village

Early morning today (22-Februar-2018) at 07:34 UTC a magnitude 3,6 earthquake happened west of Kópasker village. This earthquake was felt in Kópasker and in 90 km distance from where it happened. The earthquake activity west of Kópasker (green star). Copyright … Continue reading

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Nafir volcano (TFZ) update at 17:45 UTC on 20-February-2018

Information in this article is going to get outdated quickly. Currently there activity in Nafir volcano in the TFZ has quieted down since yesterday. Only one earthquake with the magnitude 3,0 has been detected since midnight. This earthquake swarm is … Continue reading

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Nafir volcano update (TFZ) at 21:50 UTC

Information in this article are going go outdated quickly. Here are the latest magnitude updates from the earthquakes this morning as reported by Icelandic Met Office and USGS. Magnitude 4,9 at 05:34 UTC. USGS reports this as mb4,8. Magnitude 5,2 … Continue reading

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