Time and depth of quakes (7 Oct 2012) near Brenisteinsfjöll volcano
A new earthquake swarm occurred over the weekend on the Iceland's Reykjanes peninsula, on the volcanic rift zone about 12 km SW of Brenisteinsfjöll volcano. The largest quakes was a M3.8 event at 5 km depth on Friday at 19:42 UTC.
Location of quakes (7 Oct 2012) near Brenisteinsfjöll volcano
Map of the quakes (red: within 48 hours, yellow: past week)
Update 4 Sep: The swarm still continues with over 30 quakes in the same area so far today. ...more
An earthquake swarm started yesterday NE of Breinnisteinsfjöll volcano in the SISZ (South Iceland Seismic Zone) on the Reykjanes peninsula. The swarm is in the area of the recent 4.4 quake on 30 August and its swarm of aftershocks.
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