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Time and depth of quakes (7 Oct 2012) near Brenisteinsfjöll volcano
Sunday, Oct 07, 2012
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. [more]
Map of the quakes (red: within 48 hours, yellow: past week)
Tuesday, Sep 04, 2012
Update 4 Sep: The swarm still continues with over 30 quakes in the same area so far today. ... [more]
 

Brennisteinsfjöll volcano

Crater rows 626 m / 2,054 ft, Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland, 63.92°N / -21.83°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (3 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Mon, 19 Aug 16:16 UTC (GMT)
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Thu, 15 Aug 2019
Thu, 15 Aug 10:16 UTCM 1.1 / 1.1 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (3 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.9 km S of Helgafell (Iceland)
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IMO
Wed, 14 Aug 2019
Wed, 14 Aug 07:43 UTCM 0.8 / 8.4 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 5.7 km WSW of Bláfjallaskáli (Iceland)
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IMO
Wed, 14 Aug 07:43 UTCM 0.4 / 8.7 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.0 km WSW of Bláfjallaskáli (Iceland)
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IMO
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.1*10^6 J (1.13 KWh) [learn more]

Earthquake statistics

Number of earthquakes vs time:

Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy past 24 hours
Past 30 days:
Number of quakes and energy past 30 days
Past 90 days:
Number of quakes vs time
Magnitude distribution and energy released:
Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 24 hrsMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 24 hrs
Past 7 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 7 daysMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 7 days
Past 30 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 30 daysMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 30 days
 

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