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Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
A shallow (10 km) magnitude 4.8 earthquake with many pre- and aftershocks (or a seismic swarm) occurred this morning (Sun) at 07:34 UTC at the SW tip of the Reykjanes peninsula, on the SW active rift zone. The swarm of earthquakes included several quakes of magnitude 3 and higher. The strongest earthquake was widely felt in SE Iceland. ... [more]
Earthquakes on and around Iceland on 30 Aug - the Kolbeinsey Ridge is the area with the yellow dots to the north (map: Icelandic Met Office)
Friday, Aug 31, 2012
Yesterday, there was a lot of earthquake activity on Iceland. At noon, a swarm with about 50 quakes partly preceded and followed a magnitude 4.2 quake at 5.8 km depth beneath the Reykjanes peninsula, near the axis of the the SW volcanic rift zone. Most quakes were between magnitudes 1-2 and at around 5 km depth. ... [more]
 

Reykjanes volcano

Crater rows 230 m / 755 ft, Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland), 63.89°N / -22.52°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (24 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot Updated: Tue, 23 Jan 20:19 UTC (GMT)
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Mon, 22 Jan
Mon, 22 Jan 05:51 UTCM 0.9 / 3.5 km - [info]Reykjanes (8 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)6.6 km NNE of Reykjanestá
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IMO
Mon, 22 Jan 02:05 UTCM 1.5 / 6 km - [info]Reykjanes (11 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)1.4 km ENE of Grindavík
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IMO
Mon, 22 Jan 02:05 UTCM 1.3 / 2 km - [info]Reykjanes (11 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)3.4 km SE of Grindavík
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Mon, 22 Jan 00:23 UTCM 1.6 / 5.5 km - [info]Reykjanes (14 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)3.4 km NNW of Reykjanestá
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IMO
Mon, 22 Jan 00:08 UTCM 1.9 / 5.2 km - [info]Reykjanes (9 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)1.7 km ENE of Grindavík
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IMO
Sun, 21 Jan (11 earthquakes)
Sun, 21 Jan 23:48 UTCM 1.6 / 4.2 km - [info]Reykjanes (6 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)4.2 km NNW of Grindavík
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IMO
Sun, 21 Jan 22:51 UTCM 2.8 / 5.1 km - [info]Reykjanes (7 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)2.5 km NE of Grindavík
I FELT IT
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IMO
Selfoss / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sun, 21 Jan 22:34 UTCM 1.6 / 6.1 km - [info]Reykjanes (8 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)1.0 km ENE of Grindavík
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IMO
Sun, 21 Jan 21:46 UTCM 1.7 / 5.1 km - [info]Reykjanes (7 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)2.4 km NE of Grindavík
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Sun, 21 Jan 21:28 UTCM 1.4 / 0.1 km - [info]Reykjanes (9 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)5.2 km ENE of Grindavík
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Sun, 21 Jan 21:22 UTCM 1.4 / 5.6 km - [info]Reykjanes (8 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)2.6 km ENE of Grindavík
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Sun, 21 Jan 21:17 UTCM 2.3 / 4.1 km - [info]Reykjanes (7 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)2.2 km ENE of Grindavík
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IMO
Sun, 21 Jan 21:15 UTCM 3.5 / 5 km - [info]Krísuvík (11 km) - Southwestern Iceland2.6 km NE of Grindavík
I FELT IT
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IMO
(40 km NNW from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Sun, 21 Jan 20:53 UTCM 1.9 / 6.2 km - [info]Reykjanes (8 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)1.4 km E of Grindavík
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IMO
Sun, 21 Jan 20:53 UTCM 1.5 / 5.7 km - [info]Reykjanes (8 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)2.1 km E of Grindavík
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IMO
Sun, 21 Jan 05:35 UTCM 1.2 / 7.4 km - [info]Krísuvík (9 km) - Southwestern Iceland2.9 km SE of Fagradalsfjall
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IMO
Sat, 20 Jan
Sat, 20 Jan 17:01 UTCM 0.9 / 10.8 km - [info]Krísuvík (4 km) - Southwestern Iceland3.8 km NE of Krýsuvík
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IMO
Fri, 19 Jan
Fri, 19 Jan 12:54 UTCM 1.0 / 5.4 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland4.4 km NE of Krýsuvík
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IMO
Fri, 19 Jan 12:54 UTCM 0.7 / 4.9 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland3.9 km NE of Krýsuvík
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IMO
Fri, 19 Jan 12:47 UTCM 0.8 / 7.2 km - [info]Krísuvík (6 km) - Southwestern Iceland4.2 km ENE of Krýsuvík
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IMO
Fri, 19 Jan 01:40 UTCM 1.5 / 1.1 km - [info]Krísuvík (6 km) - Southwestern Iceland6.8 km NE of Keilir
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IMO
Wed, 17 Jan
Wed, 17 Jan 22:08 UTCM 1.0 / 8.1 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland0.9 km E of Krýsuvík
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IMO
Wed, 17 Jan 22:08 UTCM 1.6 / 3.5 km - [info]Krísuvík (6 km) - Southwestern Iceland1.2 km E of Krýsuvík
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IMO
Wed, 17 Jan 21:20 UTCM 0.7 / 8.5 km - [info]Krísuvík (8 km) - Southwestern Iceland2.6 km SE of Fagradalsfjall
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