Category Archives: Reykjanes Ridge

Minor earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes Ridge

Today (16-December-2014) there was a minor earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes Ridge. Only one earthquake had the magnitude of 2,9. Other earthquakes where smaller in magnitude. The earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes Ridge. Copyright of this image belongs … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes ridge yesterday (04-November-2014)

Yesterday (04-November-2014) an minor earthquake swarm took place on the Reykjanes ridge. Around four earthquakes where recorded. The earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes ridge on 04-November-2014. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office. This is the … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes ridge

Last night (27-October-2014) a minor earthquake swarm took place on the Reykjanes Ridge. Around 10 earthquakes where recorded and the largest one had the magnitude of 3,7. The earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes Ridge. Copyright of this image … Continue reading

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Powerful earthquake activity deep on the Reykjanes ridge

During the weekend there was an earthquake activity deep on the Reykjanes ridge. Largest earthquake in the swarm had the magnitude of 5,5 (EMSC information here). Second largest earthquake had the magnitude of 5,4 (EMSC information can be … Continue reading

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New study finds signs of new eruptions deep on the Reykjanes Ridge

In the Icelandic news today there is a article about new study on the deep Reykjanes Ridge. According to that that study an eruption took place deep on the Reykjanes Ridge sometimes in the past 20 years. Following … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,8 earthquake on the Reykjanes Ridge [Updated]

Today (11-May-2014) at 01:57 UTC a magnitude 3,6 earthquake took place in the Reykjanes volcano on the Reykjanes ridge. Depth of this earthquake was 11,6 km and there have not been any reports that this earthquake was felt. … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes Ridge

The earthquake swarm that has been taking place on the Reykjanes Ridge for the past few days did increase today (09-May-2014). The largest earthquake had the magnitude of 3,6 with the depth of 15,6 km. So far around … Continue reading

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New earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes Ridge

Yesterday (26-April-2014) and today (27-April-2014) an earthquake swarm started on the Reykjanes Ridge (no GVP profile) in a submarine volcano south of Reykjanes volcano (I wrote about it few days ago here). This earthquake swarm was at the … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes ridge

Yesterday (23-April-2014) an earthquake swarm took place on the Reykjanes Ridge (GVP link here). The largest earthquake had the magnitude of 3,4 with the depth of 9,3 km. Earthquake swarm started following the magnitude 3,4 earthquake. It lasted … Continue reading

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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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