Earthquake swarm near the SW tip of Reykyanes Peninsula, Iceland

Earthquake swarm Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland April 12 and 13, 2022

An earthquake swarm began yesterday evening located near the southwestern tip of the Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland.

The swarm began with an M3.9 earthquake and six other earthquakes with magnitude above 3.0 have been detected. Nearly 600 earthquakes have been detected since the swarm began.

The swarm is still ongoing though the intensity of it has decreased, the Icelandic Met Office reported at 12:14 UTC today.

The office has received felt reports for the largest earthquakes from the Reykjanes peninsula and the Capital area.

Earthquake swarm Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland April 12 and 13, 2022

Featured image credit: IMO

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