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Seismic swarm on the Rykjanes Peninsula (Iceland) near Breinnisteinsfjöll volcano

lun, 3 sep 2012, 17:46
17:46 PM | POR: T
Map of the quakes (red: within 48 hours, yellow: past week)
Map of the quakes (red: within 48 hours, yellow: past week)
Time and depth of quakes during the recent swarm
Time and depth of quakes during the recent swarm
Un enjambre de terremoto empezó ayer NE del volcán Breinnisteinsfjöll en la SISZ (zona de sismica de Islandia del Sur) en la península de Reykjanes. El enjambre es en la zona del reciente sismo 4.4 el 30 de agosto y su enjambre de réplicas.
Los quakes, aproximadamente 100 hasta ahora durante los últimos 36 horas, son en su mayoría muy pequeñas entre magnitud 0.5-1.5 y situado a alrededor de 3-6 km de profundidad en una 5 km estrecha zona de N-S largo. No está claro si los temblores están relacionados con movimientos de magma en la zona del rift o la parte de mayor cambio de estrés en el área.
Crater rows 626 m / 2,054 ft
Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland, 63.92°N / -21.83°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Erupciones del volcán Brennisteinsfjöll:
1000(?), 1188(?), 1200(?), 1341
Typical eruption style
Efusiva (flujos de lava)
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