Author Archives: Jón Frímann

Minor earthquake swarm on Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ)

Today (26-August-2016) a minor earthquake swarm started on TFZ. This is currently not a large earthquake swarm and only around 50 earthquakes have happened so far. More earthquakes might happen if this earthquake swarm continues. The minor earthquake … Continue reading

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Small glacier flood from Grímsfjall caldera lake

On the 18th of August 2016 a small glacier flood started from the Grímsfjall volcano caldera lake. This is a tiny glacier flood according to the news, with the glacier on top of the lake only having dropped … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Katla volcano

Today (19-August-2016) a magnitude 3,5 earthquake took place in Katla volcano. It was followed by several earthquakes, both before the strongest earthquakes and after it. The earthquake activity in Katla volcano. The green star shows the location of … Continue reading

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Thanks for the patience and understanding

I want to thank my readers for the patience and the understanding of the quiet period following the sudden passing of my step-father on 11th of July 2016. This past month has been difficult for me and my … Continue reading

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Automatic article 12th of August

This is an automatic article for 12th of August so people can continue to discussions if something is happening in Iceland.

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Automatic article 29th of July

This is a automatic article so people can continue discussions if something is happening in Iceland.

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Automatic article 14th of July

This is an automatic article so people can comment if something happens in Iceland.

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Announcement: No new articles until at least 29th July

Due to the sudden passing of my step father on 11th of July there are not going to be any new updates until at least 29th July, possibly not until 16th of August. I just don’t know yet. … Continue reading

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Small glacier flood from Mýrdalsjökull glacier

A small glacier flood started from Mýrdalsjökull glacier few days ago. The most risk is from sulphur gases and other gases from the glacier flood that might be concentrated in lower areas. There is also a minor risk … Continue reading

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Earthquakes between Bárðarbunga and Grímsfjall volcanoes

Today (05-July-2016) at 05:56 UTC an magnitude 3,4 earthquake took place between Bárðarbunga and Grímsfjall volcanoes. The green star is the magnitude 3,4 earthquake between Bárðarbunga and Grímsfjall volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Iceland Met Office. … Continue reading

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