Earthquake swarm deep on the Reykjanes ridge

Yesterday (14-July-2018) and during the night (15-July-2018) an earthquake swarm took place deep on the Reykjanes ridge. This appears to be been a minor earthquake swarm and largest earthquake only had a magnitude of 3,0. This earthquake swarm took place good distance from the SIL network so locations and magnitudes have larger error margins.


Earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes ridge. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

This earthquake swarm appears to be over. If any smaller earthquakes are happening in the area were the earthquake swarm took place they are not being detected by the SIL network due to distance. This earthquake swarm can start again without warning.

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