Earthquake swarm on north part of TFZ (north-west of Grímsey island)

Yesterday (24-July-2019) at 23:40 UTC and 23:42 UTC a magnitude Mw3,3 and Mw3,6 earthquake took place on the TFZ about 39 km west of Grímsey island. The two largest earthquakes were followed by a swarm of smaller earthquakes. Largest of those earthquake had a magnitude of Mw2,5. This earthquakes were not felt due to distance from populated areas.

The earthquakes 39 km north-west of Grímsey island. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

It is unclear if this earthquake activity is connected to the earthquake with the magnitude Mw4,3 that happened on 24-July-2019.


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