Earthquake swarm on Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

Earthquake swarm on Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

Earthquake activity is ongoing in the Reykjanes Peninsula, the Icelandic Met Office reports. Distinctive swarms have been located by the Reykjanes Power plant, Eldvörp, Sundhnjúkagígar, Hagafell east of mount Þorbjörn, and lake Kleifarvatn from May 2 to 8, 2022.

Earthquake swarm near the SW tip of Reykyanes Peninsula, Iceland

Earthquake swarm near the SW tip of Reykyanes Peninsula, Iceland

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.

Strong earthquake swarm under Kilauea, Alert Level raised to Watch, Hawaii

Strong earthquake swarm under Kilauea, Alert Level raised to Watch, Hawaii

A swarm of earthquakes began beneath the south part of Kilauea caldera, Hawaii on August 24, 2021, with a particularly strong sequence that occurred at about 11:30 UTC, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reports. As a result, HVO has raised the volcano…

Antarctica hit by 30 000 earthquakes in 3 months

Antarctica hit by 30 000 earthquakes in 3 months

More than 30 000 earthquakes have been registered in the Bransfield Strait, an ocean channel between the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula, since the end of August 2020, according to the University of Chile. The strait is now expanding 15 cm (6…

Shallow earthquake swarm under Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

Shallow earthquake swarm under Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) has recorded over 130 earthquakes beneath the NE top of the Ka‘ōiki fault system, northwest of Kīlauea's summit, on October 22 and 23, 2020. Other Kīlauea monitoring data streams remain stable and show no signs of…

Earthquake swarm on San Andreas Fault beneath Salton Sea, California

Earthquake swarm on San Andreas Fault beneath Salton Sea, California

A new earthquake swarm started beneath the Salton Sea in California on August 10, 2020. The risk of a larger earthquake over the next 7 days is considerably elevated due to the swarm when compared to background levels. The southernmost section of the San Andreas…