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News
Saturday, Oct 05, 2013
The Húsavík-Flatey (HFF)  transform faut and location of earthquakes in the TFZ (IMO)
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. ... read all
Tuesday, Oct 01, 2013
Location of recent quakes at the TFZ
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. read all
 

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) (25 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Wed, 12 Aug 20:22 UTC (GMT)
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Wed, 12 Aug 2020
Wed, 12 Aug 17:07 UTCM 1.0 / 6.5 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (16 km) - North of Iceland 14.1 km WSW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Wed, 12 Aug 10:47 UTCM 1.1 / 14 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (29 km) - North of Iceland 19.2 km ESE of Grímsey (Iceland)
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Wed, 12 Aug 10:00 UTCM 0.7 / 6.4 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (20 km) - North of Iceland 21.9 km NW of Ásbyrgi (Iceland)
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Wed, 12 Aug 10:00 UTCM 0.3 / 9.2 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (20 km) - North of Iceland 22.2 km NW of Ásbyrgi (Iceland)
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Tue, 11 Aug 2020 (7 earthquakes)
Tue, 11 Aug 06:47 UTCM 0.7 / 4.9 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (24 km) - North of Iceland 11.9 km SW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Tue, 11 Aug 06:47 UTCM 0.4 / 3.8 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (24 km) - North of Iceland 11.9 km SW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Tue, 11 Aug 06:33 UTCM 1.0 / 3.5 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (24 km) - North of Iceland 12.1 km SW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Tue, 11 Aug 06:33 UTCM 0.6 / 3.8 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (24 km) - North of Iceland 11.8 km SW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Tue, 11 Aug 06:33 UTCM 1.4 / 5.7 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (24 km) - North of Iceland 11.9 km SW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Tue, 11 Aug 06:33 UTCM 1.1 / 4.3 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (24 km) - North of Iceland 11.8 km SW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Tue, 11 Aug 06:30 UTCM 1.4 / 4.8 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (24 km) - North of Iceland 11.8 km SW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Mon, 10 Aug 2020
Mon, 10 Aug 07:14 UTCM 1.2 / 9.6 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (17 km) - North of Iceland 13.3 km WSW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Mon, 10 Aug 07:14 UTCM 1.0 / 11 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (17 km) - North of Iceland 13.0 km WSW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Mon, 10 Aug 01:53 UTCM 1.2 / 6.6 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (17 km) - North of Iceland 14.4 km WSW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Mon, 10 Aug 01:53 UTCM 1.0 / 6.5 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (18 km) - North of Iceland 13.8 km WSW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Sun, 9 Aug 2020
Sun, 9 Aug 21:55 UTCM 0.4 / 10.2 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (16 km) - North of Iceland 18.6 km WSW of Kópasker (Iceland)
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Sat, 8 Aug 2020
Sat, 8 Aug 04:50 UTCM 1.8 / 5.7 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (28 km) - North of Iceland 25.7 km E of Grímsey (Iceland)
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Sat, 8 Aug 04:50 UTCM 1.2 / 7.4 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (28 km) - North of Iceland 25.4 km E of Grímsey (Iceland)
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Fri, 7 Aug 2020 (7 earthquakes)
Fri, 7 Aug 10:58 UTCM 1.3 / 10 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (27 km) - North of Iceland 21.9 km ESE of Grímsey (Iceland)
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Fri, 7 Aug 10:58 UTCM 1.0 / 2.4 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (27 km) - North of Iceland 22.4 km ESE of Grímsey (Iceland)
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Fri, 7 Aug 10:47 UTCM 1.4 / 7.1 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (11 km) - North of Iceland 30.2 km NE of Flatey (Iceland)
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Fri, 7 Aug 10:47 UTCM 1.1 / 10.4 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (11 km) - North of Iceland 29.3 km NE of Flatey (Iceland)
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Fri, 7 Aug 00:57 UTCM 0.9 / 10.4 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (24 km) - North of Iceland 26.5 km ESE of Grímsey (Iceland)
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Fri, 7 Aug 00:01 UTCM 1.6 / 5 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (27 km) - North of Iceland 22.4 km ESE of Grímsey (Iceland)
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Fri, 7 Aug 00:01 UTCM 2.0 / 9.6 km - [info]Tjörnes Fracture Zone (28 km) - North of Iceland 22.0 km ESE of Grímsey (Iceland)
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.7 x 108 joules (48.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]

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