Category Archives: Inflation

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

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, Harmonic tremors, Inflation, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Volcano | 18 Comments

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 Due to ever changing nature of this events this information is going to get outdated quickly.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

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, Eruptions, Glacier flood, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Inflation, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Volcano | 29 Comments

More magma in Hekla magma chamber then before 2000 eruption

According to news today on mbl.is there is now more magma in Hekla volcano then before the 2000 eruption. The news says that since the year 2006 there has been more magma in Hekla magma chamber then before … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity drops in El Hierro volcano

Earthquake activity in El Hierro volcano has started to drop off again. During the last 24 hour period there have only been something around 28 earthquakes. But earthquake activity did peak with 182 earthquakes during 24 hour period … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Inflation, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm | 5 Comments

Update on El Hierro volcano activity

This is a short update on the activity in El Hierro volcano. In the last 24 hours there have been no major changes in the activity of El Hierro volcano. No eruption has started yet. But earthquake activity … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Inflation, Spain, Swarm, Volcano | 6 Comments

Analyze on events in El Hierro volcano

This is a short analyze of what is happening in El Hierro volcano. What is taking place in El Hierro volcano has an simple explanation. What is taking place in El Hierro volcano is an dike intrusion. This … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Inflation, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm, Volcano | 11 Comments

Krísuvík volcano inflates and deflates regularly

It seems that Krísuvík volcano is inflating and deflating on regular basic. I do not know how regular this change is. But it has been noticed by Icelandic scientists how are bit puzzled by this behavior. Last inflation … Continue reading

Posted in Deflation, GPS Monitoring, Inflation, Krýsuvík, Magma, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Volcano | 10 Comments

Grímsfjall volcano prepares for new eruption

It is clear that Grímsfjall volcano is an restless volcano. In the year 2011 it had the largest eruption for at least 140 years. But even so that does not stop the volcano from preparing new eruption sometimes … Continue reading

Posted in GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall, Hydrothermal, Iceland, Inflation, Magma, Monitoring, Volcano | 7 Comments

Minor magma dike intrusion into Upptyppingar tuff mountain

Yesterday (12.01.2012) there was an minor earthquake swarm in Upptyppingar tuff mountain. But they are inside Kverkfjöll volcano fissure swarm that extends several km away from the main volcano. The largest earthquake in this earthquake swarm was around … Continue reading

Posted in Dike intrusions, Iceland, Inflation, Kverkfjöll, Magma, Monitoring, SISZ, Swarm, Upptyppingar, Volcano | 12 Comments

Possibility of a new fissure has opened up in El Hierro volcano eruption

It seems by the harmonic tremor data that a new erupting fissure has opened up somewhere in El Hierro volcano. But given lack of visual observation I do believe that this fissure is at really great depth, and … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Fissures, Inflation, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm, Tremor plots, Volcano | 252 Comments