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Tjörnes Fracture Zone volcano (North of Iceland): seismic swarm continues with no end in sight

Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 11:05
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Location of quakes (Icelandic Met Office)
Location of quakes (Icelandic Met Office)
Time and depth of quakes at the TFZ
The earthquake swarm in the Tjörnes Fracture Zone north off Iceland continues into its 10th day. After a decline in intensity during 25-28 Oct, the frequency of quakes has again picked up. There are often more than 100 quakes a day including some above magnitude 3. The Icelandic Met Office maintains a warning for a possible larger quake in the area.
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