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Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
A shallow (10 km) magnitude 4.8 earthquake with many pre- and aftershocks (or a seismic swarm) occurred this morning (Sun) at 07:34 UTC at the SW tip of the Reykjanes peninsula, on the SW active rift zone. The swarm of earthquakes included several quakes of magnitude 3 and higher. The strongest earthquake was widely felt in SE Iceland. ... [more]
Earthquakes on and around Iceland on 30 Aug - the Kolbeinsey Ridge is the area with the yellow dots to the north (map: Icelandic Met Office)
Friday, Aug 31, 2012
Yesterday, there was a lot of earthquake activity on Iceland. At noon, a swarm with about 50 quakes partly preceded and followed a magnitude 4.2 quake at 5.8 km depth beneath the Reykjanes peninsula, near the axis of the the SW volcanic rift zone. Most quakes were between magnitudes 1-2 and at around 5 km depth. ... [more]

Reykjanes volcano

Crater rows 230 m / 755 ft, Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland), 63.89°N / -22.52°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (18 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot Updated: Tue, 27 Jun 03:28 UTC (GMT)
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Mon, 26 Jun
Mon, 26 Jun 08:08 UTCM 1.0 / 5.8 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland2.1 km ENE of Krýsuvík
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IMO
Mon, 26 Jun 08:08 UTCM 0.7 / 5.8 km - [info]Krísuvík (3 km) - Southwestern Iceland2.2 km N of Krýsuvík
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Mon, 26 Jun 06:55 UTCM 0.8 / 5.9 km - [info]Krísuvík (4 km) - Southwestern Iceland1.4 km N of Krýsuvík
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Sun, 25 Jun (6 earthquakes)
Sun, 25 Jun 06:10 UTCM 1.2 / 1.8 km - [info]Reykjanes (14 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)2.1 km NW of Reykjanestá
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Sun, 25 Jun 05:35 UTCM 1.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Reykjanes (26 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)9.6 km SE of Eldey
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Sun, 25 Jun 05:33 UTCM 1.6 / 5.1 km - [info] (47 km)2.5 km S of Geirfugladrangur
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IMO
Sun, 25 Jun 04:22 UTCM 1.1 / 7.9 km - [info]Reykjanes (12 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)5.9 km SSW of Grindavík
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IMO
Sun, 25 Jun 04:22 UTCM 1.7 / 23 km - [info] (48 km)3.0 km SSW of Geirfugladrangur
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IMO
Sun, 25 Jun 03:12 UTCM 1.5 / 7.4 km - [info] (50 km)7.0 km S of Geirfugladrangur
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IMO
Sat, 24 Jun
Sat, 24 Jun 14:19 UTCM 1.6 / 13.3 km - [info] (48 km)4.7 km S of Geirfugladrangur
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IMO
Sat, 24 Jun 12:41 UTCM 1.6 / 5.2 km - [info]Krísuvík (0 km) - Southwestern Iceland4.2 km ESE of Keilir
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Sat, 24 Jun 01:48 UTCM 1.6 / 7.1 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (9 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland3.6 km WNW of Bláfjallaskáli
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IMO
Fri, 23 Jun
Fri, 23 Jun 18:37 UTCM 1.0 / 9.4 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (10 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland4.8 km WSW of Bláfjallaskáli
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IMO
Fri, 23 Jun 13:34 UTCM 0.9 / 1.1 km - [info]Reykjanes (7 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)1.0 km NE of Grindavík
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Fri, 23 Jun 13:34 UTCM 1.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Reykjanes (7 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)1.5 km NNE of Grindavík
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Fri, 23 Jun 05:46 UTCM 1.8 / 4.5 km - [info]Reykjanes (19 km) - Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)7.6 km SSW of Reykjanestá
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Thu, 22 Jun
Thu, 22 Jun 22:19 UTCM 0.6 / 9.1 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (5 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland6.8 km ENE of Krýsuvík
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IMO
Thu, 22 Jun 19:14 UTCM 0.4 / 11.2 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland9.9 km E of Krýsuvík
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