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Minor earthquake swarm in Torfajökull volcano

Today (31-July-2014) a minor earthquake swarm took place in Torfajökull volcano. This was a minor earthquake swarm and no earthquake did go above magnitude 3,0. Strongest magnitude of this earthquake swarm had the magnitude of 2,3. Depth of … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in Torfajökull volcano

Today (10-October-2013) there was an minor earthquake swarm in Torfajökull volcano. The largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude 2,2 and the depth of 0,4 km. Earthquakes like this are common on Torfajökull volcano and have so … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm in Torfajökull volcano

Today (03-September-2013) a minor earthquake swarm took place in Torfajökull volcano. The largest earthquake had the magnitude of 1.1, no other larger earthquakes took place in Torfajökull volcano. Earthquakes in Torfajökull volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in Torfajökull volcano

Today (16.02.2013) at 15:11 UTC an earthquake swarm started in Torfajökull volcano. This is so far small earthquake swarm. With largest earthquake only having magnitude 2.6 (automatic result). Depth of this earthquake swarm is around 2 to 4 … Continue reading

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A short history of volcano eruptions in Iceland

Here is a short list of known eruptions in Iceland since the year 900 (or around that time). There might be missing eruptions because of lack of historical data. This list might not be completed from the reference … Continue reading

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Dike intrusion starting in Torfajökull volcano ?

There was a small earthquake at 23:50 UTC in the Torfafjökull volcano. The earthquake it self was only ML1.7 in size, but the depth was 15 km. But that depth indicates that the earthquake was started by magma … Continue reading

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