Earthquake increase in Tjörnes Fracture Zone

Today (6-July-2020) was an earthquake with the magnitude of Mw3,5 at 18:35 UTC in Tjörnes Fracture Zone an earthquake with magnitude Mw3,2 took place at 15:40 UTC. It is possible that this earthquakes was felt. This earthquake swarm started on 19-June-2020 and has been going on for three weeks now.

Ongoing earthquake swarm in Tjörnes Fracture Zone. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

There continues to be a risk for a earthquake with magnitude Mw6,0 to Mw7,2. There are no sign that this earthquake swarm is about to stop. It drops every hours to days before increasing again.


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