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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 volcano (North of Iceland) activity update: continuing earthquake swarm

Tuesday Dec 11, 2012 06:06 AM | BY: T

Quakes during the past 7 days (red=during the past 48 hours)
Quakes during the past 7 days (red=during the past 48 hours)
Time and depth of quakes at the TFZ since October
Time and depth of quakes at the TFZ since October
The earthquake swarm in the Tjörnes Fracture Zone north off Iceland still continues at reduced intensity and there seems no end in sight. Most quakes are very small, but there are still occasional quakes at around magnitude 3, and the area remains at risk for a larger quake.
Previous news
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012
The earthquake swarm still continues at much reduced pace. [more]
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
The earthquake swarm seems finally to be coming to an end. [more]
Time and depth of quakes at the TFZ (12 Nov)
Monday, Nov 12, 2012
The seismic swarm continues with no signs of stopping, but even seems to have intensified over the past 3 days: ... [more]
Time and depth of quakes at the TFZ
Sunday, Nov 11, 2012
Earthquake activity has regained some strength the past days and the seismic swarm, now ongoing for almost 3 weeks, continues. [more]
Time and depth of quakes at the TFZ
Thursday, Nov 08, 2012
The swarm still continues, but has been slowing down somewhat. [more]

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