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Iceland, the land of ice and fire, is a true paradise for volcanologists. In few places on earth, geology and human history are so closely connected to volcanism as on Iceland. The island owes its existence to a large volcanic hot spot sitting on a mid-oceanic ridge, a unique setting. The plate boundary between the American and Eurasian tectonic plates crosses Iceland from south to North and the spreading process can be directly measured and observed on land.

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Пн, 19 сен 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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