Category Archives: Volcano

Magnitude 3,2 earthquake in Torfajökull volcano

Today (23-June-2016) at 20:36 UTC an magnitude 3,2 earthquake (current data, might change) took place in Torfajökull volcano. The depth was 2,1 km. Green star in Torfajökull volcano shows the location of the earthquake. Copyright of this image … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano continues to inflate, gas readings unchanged

According to news report on Vísir.is (Icelandic), it appears that Bárðarbunga volcano is continuing to inflate at the same rate as it has been doing since the eruption ended in Holuhraun in the end of February 2015. Gas … Continue reading

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Deep earthquake activity in Katla volcano

Today (23-June-2016) a deep earthquake swarm took place in Katla volcano. None of the earthquakes that took place where strong, but many of them where deep. The deepest earthquake had the depth of 28 km, at this depth … Continue reading

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Increased activity in Öræfajökull volcano noticed

It has been noticed that earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano is slowly increasing. At the moment this increase is just in the form of minor earthquakes taking place in the volcano at 5 – 10 km depth (at … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Esjufjöll, Magma, Monitoring, Öræfajökull, Volcano | 16 Comments

Magnitude 3,4 earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano, earthquake swarm on eastern TFZ

This is just a short overview of activity in the last 24 hours (or so) in Iceland. Bárðarbunga volcano As usual Bárðarbunga volcano had an magnitude 3,4 earthquake this week. This time it only appears to have been … Continue reading

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Grímsfjall volcano preparing for an eruption (also known as Grímsvötn)

On Wednesday 25-May-2016 a small earthquake swarm took place in Grímsfjall volcano (also known as Grímsvötn), none of the earthquakes that took place managed to reach the magnitude 1,0, many of the earthquakes where shallow and might be … Continue reading

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What is going on in Bárðarbunga volcano – basic analyse

This the first analyse article that I’m going to write. It is going to a short one and not written over few days, as is the plan to have them in the future. The reason for this is … Continue reading

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Magnitude 4,4 earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano

Today (20-May-2016) a magnitude 4,4 earthquake took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. This is the strongest earthquake so far since the end of the eruption in February-2015. This earthquake swarm also had two magnitude 3,3 earthquakes. Other earthquakes where … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga, Öræfajökull, Langjökull north volcanos

This is going to be a little compressed article. Since I’m currently in Iceland. I’ll be back in Denmark on 18-May. No GVP links now. I don’t think that my laptop can handle it (its slowly turning into … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Earthquakes, Hveravellir, Langjökull volcano (north), Magma, Monitoring, Öræfajökull, Swarm, Volcano | 18 Comments

Earthquake swarm ~125 km north of Kolbeinsey Island

Donations Please remember to support my work with donations. My main job in this writing is to convert hard to read data about earthquakes or volcanoes into human readable format. It might not sound like a lot, but … Continue reading

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