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Tjörnes Fracture Zone volcano
submarine volcano unknown summit elevation
North of Iceland, 66.3°N / -17.1°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Tjörnes Fracture Zone - news & activity updates

Tjörnes Fracture Zone volcano (North of Iceland) activity update

Thursday Oct 25, 2012 12:05 PM | BY: T

The Icelandic Civil protection issued a warning about the possibility of a larger earthquake.
Previous news
Seismic sequence at Eyjafjarðaráll (Iceland Met Office)
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012
The seismic swarm in the Tjörnes Fracture Zone continues at reduced rate. According to the Icelandic Meteorological Office, there is enough stress to produce a magnitude 6.8 earthquake, but it is impossible to predict if and when such a quake might occur. [more]

Sunday, Oct 21, 2012
A strong seismic swarm started shortly before midnight GMT in the Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ) north of Iceland. ... [more]
Location of recent quakes (5 Oct 2012) in the TFZ
Friday, Oct 05, 2012
A new small swarm of earthquakes started east of Grímsey Island in the Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ) north of Iceland yesterday 4 Oct. So far, there have been 41 quakes during the past 48 hours, mostly of small magnitudes (1-2) at various depths mostly around 10 km. The largest quakes was a magnitude 3.1 event at 11:35 UTC. ... [more]
The swarm at the Tjornes Fracture Zone
Monday, Oct 01, 2012
A small earthquake swarm took place at the Tjornes Fracture Zone in the past 48 Hours. Only 1 tremor was larger than magnitude 3. ... [more]

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