Category Archives: TFZ

Earthquake activity in Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ)

For the past month (or so) there has been a constant earthquake activity close to Flatey island on the Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ). This earthquake swarm has not been strong, with majority of the earthquakes only having the magnitude of … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm under Grímsey island (Tjörnes Fracture Zone)

Yesterday (25.01.2016) there was an earthquake activity directly under Grímsey island (Wikipedia information). Earthquake swarms directly under Grímsey islands are uncommon, but they do happen from time to time. Current earthquake swarm is getting close to a mid-range scale (as … Continue reading

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Two minor earthquake swarms on TFZ

Over the past two days minor earthquake swarms have been taking place on the TFZ. Largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of 3,0. The earthquake activity in TFZ. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office. There … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake activity on TFZ (Tjörnes Fracture Zone)

It is quiet in Iceland at the moment. Nothing much to report, so I’m reporting this minor earthquake activity in TFZ. Few earthquakes have happened in TFZ for the last 48 hours, most earthquakes have been small and the largest … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity close to Grenivík (TFZ/Dalvík Fault-line area)

At 09:41 UTC on 19-December-2016 a small earthquake swarm started on the Dalvík fault-line, that fault-line is part of TFZ (Tjörnes Fracture Zone area). The largest earthquake was felt over a wide area, including Akureyri and other nearby towns. Largest … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm on TFZ

Today (14-November-2016) a minor earthquake swarm started on TFZ (Tjörnes Fracture Zone). Largest earthquake so far has the magnitude of 3,2, other earthquakes have been smaller in magnitude. The earthquake activity in TFZ. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic … Continue reading

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Overview of micro-earthquake activity in Iceland 28-September-2016

This is a short overview of the micro-earthquake activity in Iceland on 28-September-2016. Please note that some of this earthquake activity may have started some days ago and only got really busy on 28th September 2016. Kolbeinsey Island / Ridge … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm on Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ)

Today (26-August-2016) a minor earthquake swarm started on TFZ. This is currently not a large earthquake swarm and only around 50 earthquakes have happened so far. More earthquakes might happen if this earthquake swarm continues. The minor earthquake swarm is … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,4 earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano, earthquake swarm on eastern TFZ

This is just a short overview of activity in the last 24 hours (or so) in Iceland. Bárðarbunga volcano As usual Bárðarbunga volcano had an magnitude 3,4 earthquake this week. This time it only appears to have been just a … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm on Tjörnes Fracture Zone

Today (11-April-2016) at 16:49 UTC an earthquake swarm started on Tjörnes Fracture Zone. This was a short earthquake swarm and only lasted for 15 minutes before it stopped. The earthquake swarm on Tjörnes Fracture Zone. Copyright of this image belongs … Continue reading

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