Tjörnes Fracture Zone - news & activity updates

Sat, 5 Oct 2013, 09:00
The Húsavík-Flatey (HFF) transform faut and location of earthquakes in the TFZ (IMO)
The earthquake swarm has decreased in intensity. At least some scientists believe that the cause has been a magmatic intrusion in Iceland's northern rift zone that activated the Húsavík-Flatey (HFF) transform fault at the southern limit of the TFZ where the earthquakes were concentrated.
Tue, 1 Oct 2013, 16:06
Location of recent quakes at the TFZ
An intense earthquake swarm has been going on offshore North Iceland, 10 km NW of Gjögurtá, since 25 September. This morning, 2 earthquakes reaching magnitude 3 and 3.2 occurred at 06:14 and 07:41. In total, more than 1000 quakes have been recorded by IMO. Read all
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