Category Archives: Earthquakes

Earthquake swarm in Öræfajökull volcano on 20-June-2018

Today (20-June-2018) a swarm of small earthquake happened in Öræfajökull volcano. Current earthquake activity is vastly different than what appeared during the months and weeks before the eruption in Eyjafjallajökull volcano. There was less earthquake activity happening in the months … Continue reading

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Felt earthquake north of Grindavík today (18-June-2018)

A magnitude 3,0 earthquake was felt in the village of Grindavík today (18-June-2018) at 10:24 UTC. This earthquake happened 4,3 km north of the village. There were few minor earthquakes that followed the main earthquake. The earthquake north of Grindavík … Continue reading

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Earthquake off the coast of Siglufjörður village

A single magnitude 3,5 earthquake has happened off the coast of Siglufjörður village. At the moment this is the only earthquake that has been detected so far. The earthquake off the coast of Siglufjörður village (green star). Copyright of this … Continue reading

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Strong earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano

Today (14-June-2018) a large earthquake swarm happened in Bárðarbunga volcano. Largest earthquake had a magnitude of 4,9 (at 15:05 UTC) and this is the strongest earthquake since January. Other magnitudes where 4,1 (at 13:04 UTC), magnitude 3,3 (at 13:25 UTC), … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Tindfjallajökull volcano

I don’t write many articles about Tindfjallajökull volcano. This is because as a volcano Tindfjallajökull volcano has spent its last ~12.000 years being quiet. The earthquake activity in Tindfjallajökull volcano (yellow/red dot). Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano

Yesterday (29-May-2018) there was a minor increase in earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano. The increase in earthquake activity was mostly in line with what has been happening in recent months. The earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano. Copyright of this image … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes ridge

During the night of 26-May-2018 a minor earthquake swarm took place on the Reykjanes ridge. This earthquake swarm looks tectonic in nature. Only few earthquakes happened this time around and overall this earthquake swarm was small in number of earthquakes. … Continue reading

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Two strong earthquakes in Bárðarbunga volcano

Today (17-May-2018) at 15:56 UTC an earthquake with magnitude 3,7 took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. Few minutes a larger earthquake happened at 16:00 UTC and had a magnitude of 4,0. A earthquake with magnitude 1,9 happened at 16:01 UTC. No … Continue reading

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Fresh earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano

During the night of 10-May-2018 an earthquake swarm took place in Öræfajökull volcano. This was not a large earthquake swarm as is common for Öræfajökull volcano. Less than a dozen earthquake happened this time around. At the moment there doesn’t … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano

Yesterday (05-May-2018) and today (06-May-2018) a earthquake swarm took place in Öræfajökull volcano. In yesterday earthquake swarm the largest earthquake had a magnitude of 1,5 and most other earthquakes had magnitude lower than 1,0. In today earthquake swarm largest magnitude … Continue reading

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