Overview of Earthquake activity

Earthquake activity throughout the country is described in a weekly summary that is written by a Natural Hazard Specialist. The weekly summary is published on the web every Tuesday. It covers the activity of the previous week in all seismic areas and volcanic systems in the country. If earthquake swarms are ongoing or significant events such as larger earthquakes have occurred during the week, they are specifically discussed. 

Weekly overview

Weekly overview week 20, May 15th - 21st, 2023

Approximately 310 earthquakes were located on the IMO seismic network last week. This is less events than last week when 350 earthquakes were detected. The largest event of the week was a magnitude 2.7 on May 21st in Bárðarbunga. Five earthquakes were detected in Hekla., the largest M1.5. 

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