Minor earthquake swarm in Krýsuvík volcano

During the night (26-January-2019) a small earthquake swarm took place in Krýsuvík volcano. Largest earthquake had a magnitude of 3,0. Other earthquakes have been smaller in magnitude.


Earthquake activity in Krýsuvík volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

This earthquake swarm seems to be over and only lasted for less than two hours.

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3 Responses to Minor earthquake swarm in Krýsuvík volcano

  1. Henk Weijerstrass says:

    Good morning Jón,

    What is happening between Hekla and Torfajökull volcano? A MW 3.7 with a depth of 5,8 km.
    Looks like an interesting development.

    Have a good sunday, kind regards, Henk Weijerstrass, Holland

    • This is in Torfajökull volcano. This seems to be a normal earthquake swarm so far. I am going to be writing a article about this in the next few hours (soon as I’ve gotten me something to eat).

  2. Jack McIlveen says:

    Seems to be a swarm with that 3.7 being the largest so far!

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