Category Archives: Tungnafellsjökull

Overview of week 44 activity in Iceland

This is a short overview of activity in week 44 in Iceland. Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ) Earthquake swarm took place in TFZ in week 44. Largest earthquake had the magnitude of 3,5 and other earthquakes had the magnitude … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Earthquakes, Magma, Monitoring, Skaftárkatlar cauldron, Swarm, TFZ, Tungnafellsjökull, Vatnajökull glacier, Volcano | 5 Comments

Increased activity in Tungnafellsjökull volcano

This is going to be short update on the activity in Tungnafellsjökull volcano. I just don’t have the time to write long article about it, doing so takes up to two hours to write. A time that I … Continue reading

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Increased activity in Bárðarbunga and Tungnafellsjökull volcanoes

I don’t have the time or the energy to write a long article about what is going on in Bárðarbunga and Tungnafellsjökull volcanoes. What I do know is that magma appears to be pressuring Tungafellsjökull volcano, creating earthquakes, … Continue reading

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Something is going on in Hamarinn (Bárðarbunga) and Tungnafellsjökull volcanoes

Today (11-September-2015) an earthquake swarm started in Hamarinn volcano (no GVP profile, see Bárðarbunga volcano). This is a volcano that is inside Bárðarbunga volcano fissure swarm and might be connected to it, that connection is unclear, but historical … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in Tungnafellsjökull volcano

On Thursday 9-July-2015 an earthquake swarm started in Tungnafellsjökull volcano. So far around 50 earthquakes have been recorded in Tungnafellsjökull volcano, the earthquake swarm is currently ongoing. None of the earthquakes that have happened so far have reached … Continue reading

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Deep earthquakes in Bárðarbunga and Tungnafellsjökull volcanoes

Even if the eruption in Holuhraun and Bárðarbunga volcano is over, there is no shortage of activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. With deepest earthquake in past 48 hours having the depth of 28,6 km and earthquakes don’t get a … Continue reading

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New earthquake swarm in Tungafellsjökull volcano

New earthquake swarm started in Tungafellsjökull volcano earlier today (13-January-2015). The earthquakes start at 13 km depth and go up to around 2 km depth far as I can tell. Earthquake activity in Tungafellsjökull volcano for the last … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano update on 5-January-2015

This is the short update for Bárðarbunga volcano for Monday 5-January-2015. No major change has been reported in the eruption in Holuhraun during the weekend. The eruption continues mostly in the same phase as before. The lava now … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Eruptions, Fissures, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Hamarinn, Harmonic tremors, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Tungnafellsjökull, Volcano | 50 Comments

Bárðarbunga volcano update 27-December-2014

Bárðarbunga volcano continues to erupt in Holuhraun as before. The eruption is around the same phase as before. There was some change detected at the eruption vent in Holuhraun, it is remains unclear at the moment what change … Continue reading

Posted in Caldera, Deflation, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Eruptions, Fissures, Gas, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Holuhraun, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Mountain, SO2, Swarm, Tungnafellsjökull, Volcano, Webicorders | 52 Comments

Bárðarbunga volcano update 22-December-2014

This is a short update of Bárðarbunga volcano eruption. The eruption has now lasted almost four months. Making this the longest eruption in Iceland for many, many years. This might be the longest eruption in Iceland since 19th … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Caldera, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Eruptions, Fissures, Gas, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Tungnafellsjökull, Volcano | 27 Comments