Category Archives: Krýsuvík

Fish dying in Kleifarvatn lake due to increasing toxic and hydro-thermal activity

According to Icelandic news today. Fish has been dying in Kleifarvatn lake. But Kleifarvatn lake is inside Krísuvík volcano system. The exact reason why the fish is dying is not known at this point. But report suggests that large amount … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarms in Iceland

It has been quiet in Iceland during the past few weeks. Besides activity in Katla volcano and Kolbeinsey ridge. Nothing of interest has been going on in Iceland. Here is however the overview of activity in Iceland during the past … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Kolbeinsey Island, Krýsuvík, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Swarm, TFZ, Volcano | 4 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 episode did … Continue reading

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

Minor earthquake activity in Iceland

During the past few weeks it has been quiet in Iceland. Really quiet, with almost nothing going on. It is still like that to some extent. So this is just a short overview of the small activity that has been … Continue reading

Posted in Askja, Earthquakes, Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall, Hekla, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Krýsuvík, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Swarm, TFZ, Volcano | 19 Comments

Analysis of the Helgafell mountain earthquake on Reykjanes

Icelandic Met Office has posted an interesting analysis of the last weeks earthquake on the Reykjanes. But this earthquakes where connected to Krýsuvík volcano activity. By relocating the earthquakes, it is possible for Iceland Met Office to see better how … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Fissures, Krýsuvík, Reykjanes, Volcano | 42 Comments

More earthquakes should be expected on the Reykjanes

The earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes has slowed down considerable since it did start yesterday. But it is still ongoing in my opinion. Even if there are no earthquakes currently taking place at the moment. There are several reasons for … Continue reading

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A ML3.6 earthquake in Krísuvík volcano (automatic size)

At 21:12 UTC on 3. January 2012 an earthquake with the automatic size of ML3.6 did happen in Krísuvík volcano. I do not yet know if this earthquake was felt in the nearby area. But I assuming that it has … Continue reading

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Growing earthquake swarm in Krísuvík volcano

There seems to be a growing earthquake swarm in Krísuvík volcano on the Reykjanes peninsula. The strongest earthquake so far is a ML2.2 according to the automatic size estimate. Some ghost earthquakes appear to be outside a town called Akranes … Continue reading

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Update on the weekend activity

Iceland This weekend was quiet in Iceland. There was almost nothing going on. There was only one small earthquake swarm in Krýsuvík volcano. But this earthquake swarm was tectonic in nature, not volcanic. The largest earthquake in this earthquake swarm … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Iceland, Krýsuvík, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Quiet, Reykjanes, Spain, Swarm, Volcano | 98 Comments

Earthquake swarm in Krýsuvík volcano

Earlier today a earthquake swarm did start in Krýsvík volcano. This earthquake appears tectonic in nature from what I can tell on my geophone. This type of earthquake swarm is common in this area in Krýsuvík volcano. It does not … Continue reading

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