Category Archives: Geophone network

Earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes ridge

Today (13-April-2014) an earthquake swarm started on the Reykjanes Ridge. The earthquake swarm is taking place not far from Geirfuladrangi that is an ocean rock in this area. It is only occupied by birds during the summer. This … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Hekla volcano continues

Today (27-March-2014) during the night three earthquakes took place in Hekla volcano. This were typical earthquakes and like those that have been taking place earlier in March. What this earthquake activity means I do not yet know. The … Continue reading

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Two minor earthquakes detected with my geophone network

It does not happen often. But I do detect earthquakes sometimes that Icelandic Meteorological Office does not detect on it’s network. The reason for that is simple. This earthquakes are too small to be detected by the SIL … Continue reading

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Main geophone network computer is down due to a hardware failure

As many have noticed, my webicorder website is no longer updating and has not done so since 9-December-2013. The reason why it is not updating is simple. The computer that handles the updates is now totally ruined. It … Continue reading

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Donations and changes to the geophone network

I need donations in December as any other month. I am not going into details since I have explained them before and they can all be found here already. I do know one thing, mentally it is really … Continue reading

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Update on Skeiðflöt geophone hard drive issue

I am now monitoring the hard drive issue. This might not have been a hard drive failure as I did first think, this might have been a SATA – Bios issue for some reason. I am not sure … Continue reading

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Skeiðflöt geophone going off-line due to hard drive failure

Due to a hard drive failure the geophone station of Skeiðflöt is going off-line. I have to do this to protect the data on the hard drive until it can be replaced. When I write this I am … Continue reading

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Typical geophone station that I run

Here is a picture of a typical geophone station that I run in Iceland. This is the computer and other needed hardware on the Böðvarshólar geophone station that I am running. This hardware used to be the Hvammstangi … Continue reading

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Hvammstangi geophone has been fixed

It turns out that the fault with Hvammstangi geophone station was a software issue. Not a hardware issue. I have now fixed this after instructions from the manufacturer of the hardware. This was a software bug. If this … Continue reading

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Hardware failure in Hvammstangi geophone

In accordance with rules of bad timing. The Hvammstangi geophone station has had a bad hardware failure. What exactly has failed I am not sure of yet. But currently the geophone station does not power up. So the … Continue reading

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