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Sunday, Oct 07, 2012
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
Tuesday, Sep 04, 2012
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: Saturday, 17 October 2020, magnitude -0.8 or higher (2 quakes)
Updated: Wed, 21 Oct 16:17 UTC (GMT)
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Sat, 17 Oct 2020 (UTC)
Sat, 17 Oct 10:08 UTCM 1.0 / 8.8 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (14 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 3.3 Km E of Bláfjallaskáli, Iceland
Sat, 17 Oct 00:43 UTCM 0.3 / 5.2 km - InfoBrennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.7 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.2 x 106 joules (0.604 kilowatt hours) [learn more]

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