Category Archives: Earthquakes

Bárðarbunga caldera possibly lowering

This is a short no-picture update on the status in Bárðarbunga volcano. This information is going to get outdated quickly. There are now clues that Bárðarbunga volcano caldera is getting lower. While there are no signs of imminent … Continue reading

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Update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 15:29 UTC

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Update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 14:37 UTC

This is a short update on Bárðarbunga volcano activity. Little has changed since yesterday (18-August-2014) in Bárðarbunga volcano. Earthquake activity has been moving east and north-east since yesterday but continues at same rate as before. It is not … Continue reading

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Orange alert level declared for Bárðarbunga volcano

This is short update on Bárðarbunga volcano. Due to ever changing nature of this events this information is going to get outdated quickly. Icelandic Met Office has moved the warning level for air traffic up to Orange level … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,3 earthquake in Kverkfjöll volcano

A minor earthquake swarm took place in Kverkfjöll volcano today (17-August-2014). This earthquake swarm might have been triggered by the earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano that is next to it, that is however not confirmed and can be … Continue reading

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Update on activity in Bárðarbunga at 18:13 UTC

This is a update on the activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. This information might get outdated quickly as things change. Earthquake activity continues in Bárðarbunga volcano with no signs of stopping. Since midnight the total earthquake count for Iceland … Continue reading

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Short update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 02:12 UTC

This is a short update on Bárðarbunga volcano activity. Earthquake activity continues in Bárðarbunga volcano and shows no signs of slowing down. Two swarms have appeared in Bárðarbunga volcano system. One is at location called Kistufell, while the … Continue reading

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Short update Bárðarbunga volcano at 17:52 UTC

This is a short update on current status on Bárðarbunga volcano. Uncertainty level has been declared on Bárðarbunga volcano and it status has been raised to yellow. There are fluxuation in earthquake activity, this is normal since earthquake … Continue reading

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Unconfirmed eruption in Bárðarbunga volcano

This information is going to get outdated quickly as more information is collected on this activity. During all last week (Week 33) there has been a minor earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano. No other activity followed this minor … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in Hveravellir

Two days ago (13-August-2014) an minor earthquake swarm took place in Hvervellir (volcano). Largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of 2,5. All the earthquakes that happened had depth less then of 10 km. Earthquake swarm in … Continue reading

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