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Tjörnes Fracture Zone vulcano

Aggiornato: 1 ott. 2022 06:18 GMT -
vulcano sottomarino unknown summit elevation
North of Iceland, 66.3°N / -17.1°W
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)
Last update: 19 set 2022 (seismic swarm continues to be declined)

The offshore Tjörnes Fracture Zone is an oblique transform zone that separates the northern volcanic zone of Iceland from the Kolbeinsey Ridge, part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge north of Iceland.

Mostra la mappa interattiva
Stile eruttivo tipico: non specificato
Eruzioni del vulcano Tjörnes Fracture Zone: 1868

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / Prof.Distanza/Ubicazione
giovedì, 29 settembre 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
29 set 2022 06:01 (GMT +0) (29 set 2022 06:01 GMT)

14 km
40 km (25 mi)
Iceland: 11.2 Km E of Grímsey
mercoledì, 28 settembre 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
28 set 2022 14:41 (GMT +0) (28 set 2022 14:41 GMT)

12 km
39 km (24 mi)
Iceland: 11.9 Km E of Grímsey
domenica, 25 settembre 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
25 set 2022 06:15 (GMT +0) (25 set 2022 06:15 GMT)

14 km
40 km (25 mi)
Iceland: 11.5 Km E of Grímsey
sabato, 24 settembre 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
24 set 2022 20:35 (GMT +0) (24 set 2022 20:35 GMT)

14 km
18 km (11 mi)
Iceland: 18.0 Km ENE of Flatey


A submarine eruption was reported during 1867-1868 at the SE part of the fissure system off the northern coast of Iceland along the Manareyjar Ridge immediately north of Manareyjar Island.
Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
Mon, 19 Sep 2022, 03:23

Tjörnes Fracture Zone (North of Iceland): seismic swarm continues to be declined

Earthquakes on Tjörnes Fracture Zone (red frame) during the last 48 hours (image: IMO)
The seismic swarm on the Tjörnes Fracture Zone which began on 8 September, continues to decrease. ... Read all
Mon, 12 Sep 2022, 04:29

Tjörnes Fracture Zone (North of Iceland): seismic unrest

Distribution of earthquakes beneath the Grímsey island (image: IMO)
A seismic unrest has been occurring in the Tjörnes Fracture Zone since early September. ... Read all
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