Earthquake activity in Hofsjökull volcano

Today (20-May-2022) at 15:24 UTC an earthquake with magnitude of Mw3,2 took place in Hofsjökull volcano. Two smaller earthquakes had happened before the larger earthquake.

Green star in Hofsjökull glacier and volcano caldera rim on Icelandic Met Office map that shows the caldera rim on he map
Earthquake activity in Hofsjökull volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

There is no other earthquake activity following this. Earthquakes are rare in Hofsjökull volcano but they do happen every few years. There are no signs of any other activity in Hofsjökull volcano.

One Reply to “Earthquake activity in Hofsjökull volcano”

  1. There’s been a few sporadic quakes off Snæfellsnes recently too which also seems unusual. Isn’t there another fault that runs through there? Sign of some big stresses building up

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