Category Archives: SISZ

Magnitude 3,9 earthquake in SISZ last night

Yesterday (8-May-2014) a magnitude 3,9 earthquake took place in SISZ (South Icelandic Seismic Zone). This earthquake was felt over all of south Iceland, no damage took place following this earthquake. This earthquake appears to have been on N-S … Continue reading

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Strong earthquake in South Iceland (SISZ)

Today (9-May-2014) at 23:15 UTC a strong earthquake took place in SISZ. Exact magnitude is not clear at this moment, but the magnitude of 4,0 is wrong in my view based on how this earthquake appeared on my … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarms in Brennisteinsfjöll volcano and TFZ

Over the past few days there has been continued earthquake activity in Breinnisteinsfjöll volcano. The largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of ML2.5. It is possible that this earthquake swarms have there orgin in SISZ. Rather … Continue reading

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Ongoing earthquake swarm in Breinnisteinsfjöll volcano / SISZ

Since yesterday (02.09.2012) there has been ongoing earthquake swarm in Breinnisteinsfjöll volcano / SISZ (south iceland seismic zone). It is impossible to know how this earthquake swarm is going to proceed. But from what I can tell. It … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in SISZ this morning (31.07.2012)

This morning there was an earthquake swarm in SISZ. This earthquake swarm was located just south of Hveragerði and Selfoss town. The largest earthquake in this earthquake swarm had the magnitude of ML1.3. Most of the other earthquake … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in SISZ continues

The earthquake swarm that I wrote about yesterday (7. July 2012) in South Icelandic Seismic Zone (SISZ) continues. The largest earthquake so far has reached magnitude 3.1. The earthquake swarm has been ongoing for almost three weeks now. … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Katla volcano and on SISZ

It has been quiet for the past weeks in Iceland. I do not know if that is changing. But this is the short update of what has been taking place in Iceland earthquake wise during this quiet period. … Continue reading

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Minor magma dike intrusion into Upptyppingar tuff mountain

Yesterday (12.01.2012) there was an minor earthquake swarm in Upptyppingar tuff mountain. But they are inside Kverkfjöll volcano fissure swarm that extends several km away from the main volcano. The largest earthquake in this earthquake swarm was around … Continue reading

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Hekla volcano is quiet

I have been seeing some rumors about Hekla volcano might be about to erupt. This is wrong. For the moment Hekla volcano is quiet as it has been since the last eruption in the year 2000. For few … Continue reading

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Earthquake close to Hekla volcano. A earthquake swarm in Katla volcano

This has been a busy weekend in earthquakes, more then I was expecting. Here is a minor write up on the activity so far. Hekla volcano: A ML2.4 earthquake did happen close to Hekla volcano at 07:30 UTC. … Continue reading

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