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Sun, 7 Oct 2012, 12:05
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. ... read all
Tue, 4 Sep 2012, 13:46
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. ... read all
 

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, magnitude -0.8 or higher (76 quakes)
Updated: Wed, 28 Oct 06:25 UTC (GMT)
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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 (UTC)
26 Oct 2:48 pm (GMT +0) (26 Oct 14:48:42 UTC)M 0.4 / 5.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.0 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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26 Oct 2:48 pm (GMT +0) (26 Oct 14:48:42 UTC)M 1.1 / 6.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.5 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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26 Oct 11:46 am (GMT +0) (26 Oct 11:46:23 UTC)M 0.4 / 3.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (12 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 2.6 Km NNW of Helgafell, Iceland
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Sun, 25 Oct 2020 (UTC)
25 Oct 3:13 pm (GMT +0) (25 Oct 15:13:40 UTC)M 0.1 / 5.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.6 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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25 Oct 3:13 pm (GMT +0) (25 Oct 15:13:40 UTC)M 1.1 / 7.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.4 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Sat, 24 Oct 2020 (UTC)
24 Oct 2:09 pm (GMT +0) (24 Oct 14:09:17 UTC)M 0.9 / 5.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (3 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.1 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Sat, 24 Oct 03:17 UTCM 0.7 / 10.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.1 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 (UTC) (28 earthquakes)
Fri, 23 Oct 19:24 UTCM 0.7 / 4 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.6 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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23 Oct 6:30 pm (GMT +0) (23 Oct 18:30:04 UTC)M 1.3 / 4.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.1 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 18:30 UTCM 1.6 / 6.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.7 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 18:29 UTCM 0.7 / 7.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 9.5 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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23 Oct 1:46 pm (GMT +0) (23 Oct 13:46:39 UTC)M 0.4 / 8.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.8 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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23 Oct 1:46 pm (GMT +0) (23 Oct 13:46:39 UTC)M 1.2 / 9.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.1 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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23 Oct 1:27 pm (GMT +0) (23 Oct 13:27:29 UTC)M 0.7 / 3.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.4 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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23 Oct 12:16 pm (GMT +0) (23 Oct 12:16:38 UTC)M 1.1 / 5 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.9 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 12:07 UTCM 0.9 / 7.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (8 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 3.1 Km SW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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23 Oct 12:07 pm (GMT +0) (23 Oct 12:07:56 UTC)M 0.9 / 9.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.2 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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23 Oct 11:26 am (GMT +0) (23 Oct 11:26:05 UTC)M 0.8 / 5.8 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.8 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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23 Oct 11:11 am (GMT +0) (23 Oct 11:11:52 UTC)M 0.8 / 5.4 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.5 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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23 Oct 11:10 am (GMT +0) (23 Oct 11:10:48 UTC)M 0.8 / 4.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.6 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 10:27 UTCM 0.8 / 7.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.3 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 10:17 UTCM 2.0 / 5.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.9 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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23 Oct 10:13 am (GMT +0) (23 Oct 10:13:19 UTC)M 1.9 / 7.5 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.3 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 10:13 UTCM 2.2 / 7.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.1 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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23 Oct 9:43 am (GMT +0) (23 Oct 09:43:10 UTC)M 0.6 / 5.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.4 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 09:43 UTCM 1.0 / 4.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.5 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 09:23 UTCM 1.1 / 5 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.6 Km SW of Helgafell, Iceland
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23 Oct 9:06 am (GMT +0) (23 Oct 09:06:02 UTC)M 0.8 / 7.8 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.0 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 09:06 UTCM 1.3 / 7.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.8 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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23 Oct 9:04 am (GMT +0) (23 Oct 09:04:12 UTC)M 2.6 / 6.8 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.4 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 06:46 UTCM 1.6 / 6.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (4 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.6 Km SSW of Helgafell, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 02:55 UTCM 1.1 / 10.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.9 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 02:41 UTCM 1.1 / 11.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.1 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 02:38 UTCM 0.8 / 1.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (4 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.7 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Fri, 23 Oct 02:19 UTCM 1.1 / 8.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.8 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Thu, 22 Oct 2020 (UTC) (12 earthquakes)
Thu, 22 Oct 10:33 UTCM 0.7 / 0.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (9 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.9 Km S of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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22 Oct 4:45 am (GMT +0) (22 Oct 04:45:32 UTC)M 1.5 / 1.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.3 Km WSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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22 Oct 4:23 am (GMT +0) (22 Oct 04:23:53 UTC)M 1.1 / 1.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (13 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 4.2 Km SE of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Thu, 22 Oct 02:33 UTCM 0.7 / 3.8 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.3 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Thu, 22 Oct 02:11 UTCM 1.0 / 20.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (8 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.2 Km ESE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Thu, 22 Oct 02:05 UTCM 0.9 / 6.8 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 9.6 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Thu, 22 Oct 01:59 UTCM 0.5 / 0.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (8 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.0 Km S of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Thu, 22 Oct 01:10 UTCM 0.8 / 1.8 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (8 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.5 Km S of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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22 Oct 12:43 am (GMT +0) (22 Oct 00:43:06 UTC)M 1.3 / 4.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.4 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Thu, 22 Oct 00:43 UTCM 1.7 / 5.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 9.0 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Thu, 22 Oct 00:42 UTCM 0.9 / 9.5 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 11.0 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Thu, 22 Oct 00:32 UTCM 0.3 / 0.4 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (8 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.2 Km S of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 (UTC) (29 earthquakes)
21 Oct 11:53 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 23:53:23 UTC)M 1.8 / 3.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.7 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Wed, 21 Oct 23:53 UTCM 2.1 / 5.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.3 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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21 Oct 7:04 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 19:04:04 UTC)M 0.1 / 5.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.2 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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21 Oct 5:34 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 17:34:55 UTC)M 0.6 / 17.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (10 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 1.4 Km WSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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21 Oct 5:26 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 17:26:55 UTC)M 1.4 / 3.4 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.0 Km SSW of Helgafell, Iceland
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21 Oct 5:22 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 17:22:41 UTC)M 1.3 / 3.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.9 Km SW of Helgafell, Iceland
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Wed, 21 Oct 17:22 UTCM 1.9 / 6.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.9 Km SW of Helgafell, Iceland
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21 Oct 4:52 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 16:52:37 UTC)M 0.4 / 4.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.1 Km E of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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21 Oct 4:39 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 16:39:56 UTC)M 1.0 / 6.4 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (19 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 2.5 Km W of Raufarhólshellir, Iceland
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21 Oct 4:16 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 16:16:39 UTC)M 0.5 / 1.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.1 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Wed, 21 Oct 16:15 UTCM 0.2 / 8.9 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 11.3 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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21 Oct 2:04 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 14:04:44 UTC)M 0.4 / 10.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 11.5 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Wed, 21 Oct 13:46 UTCM 0.5 / 8.8 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (8 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.3 Km SW of Helgafell, Iceland
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21 Oct 1:35 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 13:35:45 UTC)M 1.3 / 3.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (4 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.9 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Wed, 21 Oct 13:35 UTCM 1.6 / 4.8 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (4 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.8 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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21 Oct 1:24 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 13:24:03 UTC)M 1.0 / 2.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.7 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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21 Oct 1:18 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 13:18:23 UTC)M 1.0 / 5.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 9.2 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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21 Oct 1:09 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 13:09:13 UTC)M 0.4 / 2.8 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (4 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.1 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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21 Oct 1:06 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 13:06:58 UTC)M 1.9 / 4.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (4 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.0 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Wed, 21 Oct 13:06 UTCM 2.4 / 6.7 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (4 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.1 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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21 Oct 1:04 pm (GMT +0) (21 Oct 13:04:58 UTC)M 1.0 / 4.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.3 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Wed, 21 Oct 12:16 UTCM 0.9 / 5.5 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 10.1 Km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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21 Oct 11:41 am (GMT +0) (21 Oct 11:41:42 UTC)M 0.3 / 1.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (4 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.3 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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21 Oct 11:32 am (GMT +0) (21 Oct 11:32:13 UTC)M 0.5 / 1.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (24 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 21.8 Km SW of Þorlákshöfn, Iceland
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21 Oct 11:04 am (GMT +0) (21 Oct 11:04:34 UTC)M 0.6 / 7.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.0 Km ENE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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21 Oct 8:32 am (GMT +0) (21 Oct 08:32:10 UTC)M 0.5 / 1.1 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (0 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 9.6 Km S of Helgafell, Iceland
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21 Oct 7:47 am (GMT +0) (21 Oct 07:47:08 UTC)M 0.1 / 10.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 7.9 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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Wed, 21 Oct 07:47 UTCM 0.8 / 10.6 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 8.0 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
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21 Oct 6:39 am (GMT +0) (21 Oct 06:39:21 UTC)M 0.4 / 2.3 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (12 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 1.6 Km ESE of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 109 joules (383 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.329 tons of TNT) [learn more]

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