Category Archives: Monitoring

Minor earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes ridge

During the night of 26-May-2018 a minor earthquake swarm took place on the Reykjanes ridge. This earthquake swarm looks tectonic in nature. Only few earthquakes happened this time around and overall this earthquake swarm was small in number of earthquakes. … Continue reading

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Two strong earthquakes in Bárðarbunga volcano

Today (17-May-2018) at 15:56 UTC an earthquake with magnitude 3,7 took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. Few minutes a larger earthquake happened at 16:00 UTC and had a magnitude of 4,0. A earthquake with magnitude 1,9 happened at 16:01 UTC. No … Continue reading

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Fresh earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano

During the night of 10-May-2018 an earthquake swarm took place in Öræfajökull volcano. This was not a large earthquake swarm as is common for Öræfajökull volcano. Less than a dozen earthquake happened this time around. At the moment there doesn’t … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano

Yesterday (05-May-2018) and today (06-May-2018) a earthquake swarm took place in Öræfajökull volcano. In yesterday earthquake swarm the largest earthquake had a magnitude of 1,5 and most other earthquakes had magnitude lower than 1,0. In today earthquake swarm largest magnitude … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm in Hengill volcano (Raufarhólshellir cave)

Since yesterday (01-Maí-2018) has been a minor earthquake swarm in Hengill volcano in area of Raufarhólshellir cave. Largest earthquake had a magnitude of 2,9 (at 03:46 UTC) and all other earthquakes that happened were smaller in magnitude. Most common magnitude … Continue reading

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Strong earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano

Today at 16:13 UTC (29-April-2018) a magnitude 3,9 earthquake took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. Earlier earthquake had a magnitude at 2,8 and took place at 05:01 UTC. This was also the second largest earthquake that happened today. Earthquake activity in … Continue reading

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Small earthquake swarm in Katla volcano

On 25-April-2018 and on 26-April-2018 small earthquake swarm took place in Katla volcano. The earthquake activity took place in the south part of the Katla volcano caldera. The earthquake activity in Katla volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Öræfajökull and Tungnafellsjökull volcanoes

This article contains information about two volcanoes. There is currently also a lot of earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. But that is going to be a different article if needed. Öræfajökull volcano At the moment there is a continuous minor … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm in Torfajökull volcano

This morning (on 20-April-2018) an earthquake swarm took place in Torfajökull volcano. This was a minor earthquake swarm and largest magnitude was 2,4. All other earthquakes where smaller in magnitude. The earthquake activity in Torfajökull volcano. Copyright of this image … Continue reading

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Sharp increase in earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano (it’s quiet again)

During the night of 9-April-2018 a swarm of earthquake appeared in Öræfajökull volcano. This activity has quieted down again for now. Largest earthquake in this swarm had a magnitude of 1,5 but all other earthquakes appear to be smaller than … Continue reading

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