Magnitude 4,2 earthquake west of Kópasker village

At 20:29 UTC an magnitude 4,2 earthquake took place in the earthquake swarm west of Kópasker village. This has increased the earthquake swarm in this area. The magnitude 4,2 was followed by a magnitude 3,3 earthquake few seconds later.


Earthquake swarm west of Kópasker (green stars). Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

The earthquake swarm is currently ongoing and this information might change without warning.

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2 Responses to Magnitude 4,2 earthquake west of Kópasker village

  1. ian says:

    Would this be tectonic or volcanic?

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