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Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
A shallow (10 km) magnitude 4.8 earthquake with many pre- and aftershocks (or a seismic swarm) occurred this morning (Sun) at 07:34 UTC at the SW tip of the Reykjanes peninsula, on the SW active rift zone. The swarm of earthquakes included several quakes of magnitude 3 and higher. The strongest earthquake was widely felt in SE Iceland. ... [more]
Earthquakes on and around Iceland on 30 Aug - the Kolbeinsey Ridge is the area with the yellow dots to the north (map: Icelandic Met Office)
Friday, Aug 31, 2012
Yesterday, there was a lot of earthquake activity on Iceland. At noon, a swarm with about 50 quakes partly preceded and followed a magnitude 4.2 quake at 5.8 km depth beneath the Reykjanes peninsula, near the axis of the the SW volcanic rift zone. Most quakes were between magnitudes 1-2 and at around 5 km depth. ... [more]
 

Reykjanes volcano

Crater rows 230 m / 755 ft, Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland), 63.89°N / -22.52°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (19 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot Updated: Sun, 26 Feb 05:41 UTC (GMT)
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Thu, 23 Feb
Thu, 23 Feb 23:16 UTCM 0.7 / 1.2 km - [info]Reykjanes (7 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)7.4 km NNE of Reykjanestá
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Thu, 23 Feb 17:02 UTCM 0.6 / 1 km - [info]Hengill (20 km)5.7 km NNE of Geldinganes
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Wed, 22 Feb
Wed, 22 Feb 08:51 UTCM 1.1 / 4.5 km - [info]Reykjanes (13 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)2.8 km NNW of Reykjanestá
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Tue, 21 Feb
Tue, 21 Feb 22:40 UTCM 0.9 / 6.7 km - [info]Reykjanes (6 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)3.6 km NNE of Grindavík
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Tue, 21 Feb 21:24 UTCM 0.8 / 4.6 km - [info]Krísuvík (4 km) - Southwestern Iceland3.2 km WNW of Krýsuvík
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Tue, 21 Feb 02:03 UTCM 1.2 / 6.9 km - [info]Krísuvík (8 km) - Southwestern Iceland3.1 km SE of Fagradalsfjall
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Tue, 21 Feb 02:03 UTCM 0.9 / 4.7 km - [info]Krísuvík (9 km) - Southwestern Iceland3.0 km SE of Fagradalsfjall
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IMO
Mon, 20 Feb
Mon, 20 Feb 22:08 UTCM 0.5 / 4.6 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland0.8 km NE of Krýsuvík
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Mon, 20 Feb 15:34 UTCM 0.1 / 3.8 km - [info]Reykjanes (3 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)4.6 km NW of Grindavík
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Mon, 20 Feb 15:34 UTCM 1.4 / 3.4 km - [info]Reykjanes (3 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)4.8 km NNW of Grindavík
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Mon, 20 Feb 15:30 UTCM 1.0 / 4.1 km - [info]Reykjanes (2 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)4.8 km NNW of Grindavík
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Mon, 20 Feb 15:30 UTCM 2.2 / 4.6 km - [info]Reykjanes (3 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)4.1 km NNW of Grindavík
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Sun, 19 Feb (7 earthquakes)
Sun, 19 Feb 16:16 UTCM 0.2 / 9 km - [info]Reykjanes (22 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)5.6 km NNE of Eldey
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Sun, 19 Feb 16:16 UTCM 1.3 / 9.2 km - [info]Reykjanes (22 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)5.2 km NE of Eldey
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Sun, 19 Feb 13:18 UTCM 0.4 / 6.2 km - [info]Reykjanes (7 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)4.5 km NE of Grindavík
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Sun, 19 Feb 09:09 UTCM 1.1 / 6.6 km - [info]Reykjanes (6 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)3.6 km NNE of Grindavík
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Sun, 19 Feb 08:14 UTCM 1.1 / 4.5 km - [info]Reykjanes (7 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)5.4 km NNE of Grindavík
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Sun, 19 Feb 08:14 UTCM 1.9 / 5.9 km - [info]Reykjanes (7 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)4.3 km NNE of Grindavík
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Sun, 19 Feb 07:28 UTCM 0.5 / 7.1 km - [info]Reykjanes (6 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)4.5 km NNE of Grindavík
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