Category Archives: Katla / Mýrdalsjökull

Magnitude 3,2 earthquake in Katla volcano

Today (29-November-2016) at 19:55 UTC a magnitude 3,2 earthquake took place in Katla volcano. The strongest aftershock so far had the magnitude of 2,7. No other activity has appeared in Katla volcano following this earthquake at the moment. … Continue reading

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Increase in earthquakes in Katla volcano

During the past few days there has been a slight increase in earthquake activity in Katla volcano. Largest earthquakes in the past few days have reached magnitude 2,8. At the moment larger earthquakes have not happened in Katla … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in Katla volcano

On 18-November-2016 a minor earthquake swarm took place in Katla volcano. This was a minor earthquake swarm with largest magnitude around 2,5. At the moment the earthquake activity appears to have ended, it might resume at later time. … Continue reading

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Fresh earthquake activity in Katla volcano for the past 48 hours

Today (17-October-2016) and yesterday (16-October-2016) small earthquake swarms have happened in Katla volcano. Most of the earthquakes that happened where small, with magnitude 1,0 or less. Three earthquakes had magnitude above 2,0. The earthquake activity in Katla volcano. … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm in Katla volcano

This morning (15-October-2016) a minor earthquake swarm took place in Katla volcano (east part of the caldera). This was a minor earthquake swarm, with the largest earthquake having a magnitude of 2,7. The earthquake activity in Katla volcano. … Continue reading

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Katla volcano update at 20:10 UTC

Here goes Katla volcano again. Earthquake activity in Katla volcano has been slowly increasing today (06-October-2016). It is not yet at the levels as it was week ago, but as Katla showed last week this change can happen … Continue reading

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Increase in earthquake activity in Katla volcano

Today (6-October-2016) a magnitude 3,2 earthquake took place in Katla volcano. This earthquake had smaller earthquake activity before it happened and after it took place. Currently bad weather in the Katla volcano area is preventing detection of the … Continue reading

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Images of earthquakes in Katla volcano and GPS data

Here are few images of the last earthquakes in the large earthquake swarm that took place in Katla volcano 28 – 30-September-2016. The alert status for Katla volcano has been downgraded from Yellow to Green. Earthquake information from … Continue reading

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Katla volcano update at 17:12 UTC

This is going to be the last update on Katla volcano until something more happens. Currently everything is quiet in Katla volcano. Only two earthquakes happened during the night, the larger one had the magnitude of 2,0 the … Continue reading

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Katla volcano update at 20:44 UTC

This article is going to be updated as needed. Since yesterday (30-September-2016) Katla volcano has been quiet. For the last 24 hours no major earthquakes (above magnitude 3,0) has happened. Only few minor earthquakes have happened in this … Continue reading

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