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Subject: Expecting a big earthquake
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?J=F3n_Fr=EDmann?= jonfr@.........
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 19:45:49 +0000

Hi all

There is an earthquake swarm happening about 93 km south of my location
(see here, ). This swarm
did start on Monday with few small earthquakes, but this morning it did
release a M3.5 earthquake and many other smaller onces.

Given the earthquake swarm pattern I am expecting a earthquake there
that is ML4.0 up to ML5.5, but I doubt it is going to get bigger then
mag 5.5. I expect this earthquake to happen in next two days at least,
but this might take longer time to happen.

That area last had a earthquake swarm in 1999, then it did start with a
ML4.0 earthquake.

Also in general earthquake news from Iceland it appears that number of
earthquakes are on the rise, there appears to be high tension in the
crust in Iceland. Earthquake recording might get intresting at any time
for me.

J=F3n Fr=EDmann


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