Category Archives: Volcano

Magnitude 4,5 earthquake in Askja volcano

Today (27-August-2014) at 01:52 UTC a magnitude 4,5 earthquake took place in Askja volcano. This is the largest earthquake in Askja volcano since 1992 according to news in Iceland. There are currently some minor earthquake taking place in … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano update at 00:31 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. This is the short update on status on the activity in Bárðarbungu volcano. Current activity is mostly unchanged. Earthquake activity remains high  and there are around 1000 earthquakes every 24 … 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This information is going to get outdated quickly.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

Posted in Askja, Bárðarbunga, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Tungnafellsjökull, Volcano | 71 Comments

Short update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 12:07 UTC

This is a short update on Bárðarbunga volcano. Due to the fast change that is now taking place in Bárðarbunga volcano this information is going to get outdated quickly. Earthquake activity now is extremely dense. With 3 to … Continue reading

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Smallest of eruptions so far (Bárðarbunga update at 20:43 UTC)

This is a short update and this information might go outdated quickly. It appears that the eruption that took place in Bárðarbunga volcano was a minor one. It also looks like that the eruption was so small that … Continue reading

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Minor eruption confirmed in Bárðarbunga volcano

Short update. This information is going to get outdated quickly. A small eruption has started in Bárðarbunga volcano. So far this is just a minor eruption. So far the eruption is under the glacier. I am going to … Continue reading

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Possible eruption in Bárðarbunga volcano

This is early information and it might be wrong! Eruption might not be taking place and this might be a trick of magma movement underground. It is hard to be sure in this case until a visual confirmation … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano update at 21:11 UTC

This is a short update. I am still a little sick (sigh) so it’s a bit hard for me to work properly. Information here is going to get outdated quickly and without warning. Few short points on current … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga caldera possibly lowering

This is a short no-picture update on the status in Bárðarbunga volcano. This information is going to get outdated quickly. There are now clues that Bárðarbunga volcano caldera is getting lower. While there are no signs of imminent … Continue reading

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Update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 15:29 UTC

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