Earthquake swarm on Reykjanes peninsula (close to Fagradalsfjall mountain)

Yesterday (19-December-2018) an earthquake swarm started close to Fagradalsfjall mountain on Reykjanes peninsula. Largest earthquake in this swarm had a magnitude of 3,2. This earthquake swarm is ongoing as of writing of this article.

Earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes peninsula. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

The largest earthquake was felt in Grindavík village, that is the closest to this earthquake swarm. Around 160 earthquakes have been recorded in this swarm.


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