Category Archives: Reykjanes

Magnitude 3,9 earthquake in Reykjanes peninsula

Tonight at 19:50 UTC a magnitude 3,9 earthquake took place in Krýsuvík volcano. This earthquake is not volcano related, this is a tectonic earthquake and has started a minor earthquake swarm in Krýsuvík area. Other earthquakes so far … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Swarm | 1 Comment

Earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes peninsula (Fagradalsfjall mountain)

Yesterday (17-November-2015) and today (18-November-2015) an earthquake swarm started on the Reykjanes peninsula, this earthquake swarm took place in Fagradalsfjall mountain. Total of 80 – 90 earthquakes took place, none of them larger than magnitude 2,1. The earthquake … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Swarm | Comments Off on Earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes peninsula (Fagradalsfjall mountain)

Overview of the small earthquake swarms in Iceland

Over the past few days there have been few minor earthquake swarms taking place in Iceland. None of the earthquake swarms have been large, all of them have been minor and no earthquake did reach the magnitude of … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Earthquakes, Krýsuvík, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Swarm, TFZ | Comments Off on Overview of the small earthquake swarms in Iceland

Earthquake warning for Reykjanes peninsula

Icelandic Meteorological Office and Almannavarnir have issued a warning about possible large earthquake on the Reykjanes peninsula. This warning is triggered by the earthquake swarm in Krísuvík on 30-May-2015 and a second earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes ridge … Continue reading

Posted in Breinnisteinsfjöll, Earthquakes, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Reykjanes Ridge | 14 Comments

Minor earthquake swarm in Helgafell, Reykjanes Peninsula

Yesterday (29-January-2015) there was a minor earthquake swarm in small mountain named Helgafell on the Reykjanes peninsula. Largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of 3,2 and was felt in Hafnarfjöður, a town closest to the source … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Helgafell, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Swarm | 2 Comments

Minor earthquake swarm on Reykjanes peninsula

Yesterday (30-October-2014) there was a minor earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes peninsula in Krýsuvík volcano. Around 30 earthquakes where recorded in this swarm. The earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes peninsula. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Krýsuvík, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Swarm | 6 Comments

Magnitude 3,5 earthquake on the Reykjanes peninsula

Donation notice: This site is now advertisement free as explained here. So that now I ask instead for donations to keep this site up and running. See here for details how to support my work. Thanks for the … Continue reading

Posted in Donations, Earthquakes, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Support, Swarm, Webicorders, Website | Comments Off on Magnitude 3,5 earthquake on the Reykjanes peninsula

Minor earthquake swarm on Reykjanes peninsula

Donations: This year (2014) is going to start in the same way as last year (2013) did end. I am broke this month. I am working on fixing this, but it takes time until it does. My social … Continue reading

Posted in Donations, Earthquakes, Reykjanes, Support, Swarm | Comments Off on Minor earthquake swarm on Reykjanes peninsula

New earthquake swarm on Reykjanes peninsula and Reykjanes ridge

Today (15-October-2013) at 01:43 UTC a new earthquake swarm started on Reykjanes peninsula and Reykjanes ridge. So far the largest earthquake has the magnitude of 2,5. At the moment no larger earthquakes have taken place. This earthquake swarm … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Reykjanes Ridge, Volcano | Comments Off on New earthquake swarm on Reykjanes peninsula and Reykjanes ridge

Earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes peninsula

Today at 01:11 UTC (13-October-2013) an earthquake swarm started on the Reykjanes peninsula. Early in this earthquake it was just minor earthquakes until 07:34 UTC an earthquake with magnitude 4,8 took place on the Reykjanes peninsula. Before the … Continue reading

Posted in Magma, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Swarm, Volcano, Webicorders | Comments Off on Earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes peninsula