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 in Tjörnes Fracture Zone. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

This earthquake swarm seems to be mostly over at the moment. There is a good change it might resume at later time, if it isn’t completely over now. New earthquake swarm might also start in this same area without warning. It is impossible to know for sure what happens next in Tjörnes Fracture Zone.

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