Minor earthquake swarm close to Eldeyjardrangar on Reykjanes ridge

During the night (on 21-March-2015) a minor earthquake swarm took place close to Eldeyjardrangar on Reykjanes ridge. Largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of 3,2. Total number of earthquakes in this swarm was around 30.

Earthquake swarm close to Eldeyjardragnar. The green star shows the magnitude 3,2 earthquake. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

Earthquake swarms like this are common in this part of the Reykjanes ridge. It is difficult to know if more earthquake activity is going to take place soon.

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Article updated at 20:01 UTC.

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8 Responses to Minor earthquake swarm close to Eldeyjardrangar on Reykjanes ridge

  1. aswanash alehim says:

    it’s quiet, people don’t visit your site anymore, let’s do something that your site is again popular and you will be busy again and you’ll get donations


  2. Chris W says:

    Interesting to see the activity at Öræfajökull and then read your article at http://www.jonfr.com/volcano/?p=1347 which could easily be a description of the situation there today 🙂

  3. LouiseS says:

    I will read the comments about Oraefajokull, and I keep lurking about Jon’s site. Things will happen in their own time. I think events will continue to unfold. Perhaps, those events have already started.

  4. Janet says:

    Is the wider band this morning any significance?


  5. Down Under says:

    Hekla is saying hi today.

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