Earthquake swarm in Tjörnes Fracture Zone south of Grímsey island

Since yesterday (10-November-2018) and today (11-November-2018) there has been a earthquake swarm in Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ). Largest earthquake in this swarm had a magnitude of 3,0. All other earthquakes have been smaller in magnitude. At this moment around 130 earthquakes have been recorded in this earthquake swarm. There are no reports of earthquakes in this swarm being felt by nearby population areas.

The earthquake swarm south of Grímsey island. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

This earthquake swarm seems be ongoing, even if it has slowed down at them moment. It is a question if it is going to continue or stop in the next few hours to days.


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