Category Archives: Tungnafellsjökull

Daily Bárðarbunga volcano update on 18-September-2014

This information is going to get outdated quickly. Current status on Bárðarbunga volcano at 20:36 UTC Largest earthquakes in Bárðarbunga yesterday (17-September-2014) was a magnitude 5,2. Largest earthquake today (18-September-2014) was a magnitude 5,3. Other earthquakes have been … Continue reading

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Status update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 22:11 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. Eruption in Holuhraun continues and there are no signs about it ending any time soon. Lava lake has formed in one of the south crater according to the news today. … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano update at 20:49 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. Minor spelling note. It appears that dike is spelled with a simple “i” not a “y”. Information on what volcano dyke is can be found here on USGS website. Added: … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in Tungnafellsjökull volcano

There is currently ongoing interesting earthquake swarm activity in Tungnafellsjökull volcano. This earthquake activity appears to be taking place due to magma injection at depth into the volcano. Currently the earthquake activity doesn’t appear so clearly on the … Continue reading

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Deep earthquake swarm in Tungafellsjökull volcano

Today (03.03.2013) between 13:19 UTC and to 13:21 UTC a deep earthquake swarm took place in a volcano named Tungnafellsjökull. This was a minor earthquake swarm, with the largest earthquake having magnitude 1.4. But it is the depth … Continue reading

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Interesting earthquakes close to Tungafellsjökull volcano

There is some interesting earthquake activity taking place close to Tungnafellsjökull volcano. This earthquake activity started last year in this area. It is unclear what is happening. But this might just be normal tectonic activity. The earthquakes are … Continue reading

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Look at Tungnafellsjökull volcano earthquake swarm

Here is a quick look at the earthquake swarm in Tungnafellsjökull volcano this morning. This earthquake swarm is interesting, as it started with few earthquakes at the depth of around 10 km. This suggests that magma might be … Continue reading

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Interesting earthquake activity in Tungnafellsjökull volcano

This is not the most known volcano in Iceland, it also has not erupted in the last 10.000 years at least. Normally this volcano does not have any earthquakes and it remains really quiet. Last major earthquake activity … Continue reading

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