Earthquake with magnitude Mw4,0 south east of Grímsey island

During the night of 27-October-2022 an earthquake with magnitude of Mw4,0 took place at 02:13 UTC. This earthquake was followed by few minor earthquakes. This earthquake was also felt in Grímsey island and in Akureyri town.

Green star south east of Grímsey island in the ocean. Where the magnitude Mw4,0 earthquake took place.
Earthquake activity south east of Grímsey island. Picture from Icelandic Met Office.

There’s a good chance of more earthquake activity in this area. Since this seems to connected to or be part of an earthquake swarm that started on 8-September-2022.


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