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The Húsavík-Flatey (HFF)  transform faut and location of earthquakes in the TFZ (IMO)
Saturday, Oct 05, 2013
The earthquake swarm has decreased in intensity. At least some scientists believe that the cause has been a magmatic intrusion in Iceland's northern rift zone that activated the Húsavík-Flatey (HFF) transform fault at the southern limit of the TFZ where the earthquakes were concentrated. [more]
Location of recent quakes at the TFZ
Tuesday, Oct 01, 2013
An intense earthquake swarm has been going on offshore North Iceland, 10 km NW of Gjögurtá, since 25 September. This morning, 2 earthquakes reaching magnitude 3 and 3.2 occurred at 06:14 and 07:41. In total, more than 1000 quakes have been recorded by IMO. ... [more]
 

Tjörnes Fracture Zone volcano

submarine volcano unknown summit elevation, North of Iceland, 66.3°N / -17.1°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (44 quakes)

 | latest | archive: show
Earthquake depth plot Updated: Wed, 22 Feb 06:35 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Wed, 22 Feb
Wed, 22 Feb 00:37 UTCM 0.5 / 5.3 km - [info]Kolbeinsey Ridge (24 km) - North of Iceland, Iceland13.6 km N of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Tue, 21 Feb
Tue, 21 Feb 16:10 UTCM 0.5 / 1.1 km - [info] (39 km)17.2 km ENE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Tue, 21 Feb 14:39 UTCM 0.8 / 10 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (5 km) - North of Iceland25.0 km W of Kópasker
[Map]
IMO
Tue, 21 Feb 04:30 UTCM 0.8 / 10 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (13 km) - North of Iceland31.1 km NE of Flatey
[Map]
IMO
Mon, 20 Feb
Mon, 20 Feb 18:19 UTCM 0.6 / 10 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (15 km) - North of Iceland17.1 km WSW of Kópasker
[Map]
IMO
Mon, 20 Feb 06:24 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km - [info]Kolbeinsey Ridge (24 km) - North of Iceland, Iceland33.0 km S of Kolbeinsey
[Map]
IMO
Mon, 20 Feb 00:02 UTCM 0.3 / 6.4 km - [info]Theistareykjarbunga (10 km)4.7 km WSW of Þeistareykir
[Map]
IMO
Sun, 19 Feb (9 earthquakes)
Sun, 19 Feb 20:48 UTCM 1.0 / 10 km - [info] (35 km)16.1 km E of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Sun, 19 Feb 14:42 UTCM 1.0 / 10.1 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (22 km) - North of Iceland34.4 km E of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Sun, 19 Feb 14:36 UTCM 0.2 / 12.1 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (22 km) - North of Iceland34.4 km E of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Sun, 19 Feb 14:36 UTCM 1.5 / 14.2 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (23 km) - North of Iceland34.8 km E of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Sun, 19 Feb 14:35 UTCM 1.3 / 10 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (22 km) - North of Iceland33.6 km E of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Sun, 19 Feb 14:10 UTCM 0.2 / 4.4 km - [info]Theistareykjarbunga (8 km)2.5 km W of Þeistareykir
[Map]
IMO
Sun, 19 Feb 04:57 UTCM 1.0 / 13.1 km - [info] (58 km)8.8 km WSW of Gjögurtá
[Map]
IMO
Sun, 19 Feb 00:03 UTCM 2.0 / 5.3 km - [info] (38 km)14.0 km E of Grímsey
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IMO
Sun, 19 Feb 00:02 UTCM 0.2 / 5.5 km - [info] (38 km)15.1 km E of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Sat, 18 Feb
Sat, 18 Feb 19:24 UTCM 0.9 / 6.5 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (18 km) - North of Iceland12.8 km WSW of Kópasker
[Map]
IMO
Sat, 18 Feb 05:50 UTCM 1.3 / 4.6 km - [info] (37 km)14.7 km ENE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Sat, 18 Feb 05:50 UTCM 1.2 / 8 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (6 km) - North of Iceland24.6 km NNE of Húsavík
[Map]
IMO
Sat, 18 Feb 04:17 UTCM 1.4 / 7.9 km - [info] (41 km)19.5 km NW of Gjögurtá
[Map]
IMO
Sat, 18 Feb 04:12 UTCM 0.6 / 1.6 km - [info]Krafla (3 km) - Northeastern Iceland1.2 km SSW of Kröfluvirkjun
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb (14 earthquakes)
Fri, 17 Feb 20:22 UTCM 0.2 / 4.9 km - [info] (31 km)13.0 km NE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 20:22 UTCM 1.0 / 8.7 km - [info] (30 km)12.2 km NE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 19:44 UTCM 0.7 / 9.4 km - [info]Kolbeinsey Ridge (25 km) - North of Iceland, Iceland13.2 km NNE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 19:43 UTCM 0.9 / 9.9 km - [info]Kolbeinsey Ridge (25 km) - North of Iceland, Iceland12.7 km NNE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 19:02 UTCM 1.0 / 10.3 km - [info]Kolbeinsey Ridge (25 km) - North of Iceland, Iceland11.9 km NNE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 13:49 UTCM 0.2 / 4.8 km - [info] (35 km)17.9 km E of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 13:49 UTCM 0.9 / 11.6 km - [info] (37 km)18.3 km E of Grímsey
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IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 10:12 UTCM 0.5 / 1.1 km - [info]Kolbeinsey Ridge (41 km) - North of Iceland, Iceland17.4 km NW of Gjögurtá
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 10:12 UTCM 1.7 / 7.9 km - [info] (43 km)20.1 km NE of Siglufjörður
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 05:23 UTCM 0.8 / 4.9 km - [info]Krafla (3 km) - Northeastern Iceland2.1 km SW of Kröfluvirkjun
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 05:12 UTCM 0.8 / 11.2 km - [info] (31 km)10.4 km NE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 05:04 UTCM 1.0 / 8.7 km - [info] (37 km)17.1 km ENE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 04:57 UTCM 0.4 / 0.7 km - [info]Krafla (3 km) - Northeastern Iceland1.9 km WSW of Kröfluvirkjun
[Map]
IMO
Fri, 17 Feb 03:09 UTCM 0.8 / 4.6 km - [info]Theistareykjarbunga (6 km)1.0 km WSW of Þeistareykir
[Map]
IMO
Thu, 16 Feb
Thu, 16 Feb 20:44 UTCM 0.6 / 6.8 km - [info]Kolbeinsey Ridge (32 km) - North of Iceland, Iceland29.4 km NNE of Siglufjörður
[Map]
IMO
Thu, 16 Feb 13:18 UTCM 0.8 / 4.6 km - [info] (36 km)16.2 km ENE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Thu, 16 Feb 09:26 UTCM 1.3 / 7.9 km - [info] (44 km)8.6 km W of Flatey
[Map]
IMO
Thu, 16 Feb 05:28 UTCM 0.1 / 4.3 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (18 km) - North of Iceland14.9 km WSW of Kópasker
[Map]
IMO
Wed, 15 Feb
Wed, 15 Feb 19:02 UTCM 0.8 / 6.7 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (5 km) - North of Iceland24.6 km W of Kópasker
[Map]
IMO
Wed, 15 Feb 18:04 UTCM 0.2 / 1.1 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (13 km) - North of Iceland30.0 km WNW of Kópasker
[Map]
IMO
Wed, 15 Feb 18:00 UTCM 1.1 / 17.7 km - [info] (39 km)38.4 km NNE of Grímsey
[Map]
IMO
Wed, 15 Feb 17:55 UTCM 1.4 / 6.6 km - [info] (88 km)27.3 km E of Varmahlíð
[Map]
IMO
Wed, 15 Feb 07:14 UTCM 0.3 / 6.9 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (19 km) - North of Iceland11.9 km WSW of Kópasker
[Map]
IMO

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