Category Archives: Swarm

Update on Bárðarbunga volcano and eruption at 19:23 UTC

This is a short update on current status in Bárðarbunga volcano and the eruption. This information is going to get outdated quickly. Current status in Bárðarbunga volcano Earthquake activity remains reactively high at the moment. Strongest earthquakes today … Continue reading

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Eruption update at 15:24 UTC

This is a short update on the eruption north of Vatnajökull glacier. The eruption has its origin in Bárðarbunga volcano. This information is going to get outdated quickly. North end of the eruption fissure is in an area … Continue reading

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Update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes at 17:49 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. This is the weekend edition of my regular updates on activity in Bárðarbunga and Askja volcano. They are shorter and might not contain all the information on what is going … Continue reading

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Status update on Askja and Bárðarbunga at 18:35 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. For the media (news) please note! I am not a professional geologist. I got all the same knowledge as they do, but I am not a professional geologist. For professional … Continue reading

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Update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes at 22:21 UTC

This is a short update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes. This information is going to get outdated quickly. I am not going to use pictures from now on (in most cases), since the situation now is complex and … Continue reading

Posted in Askja, Bárðarbunga, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, Glacier flood, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Vatnajökull glacier, Volcano | 14 Comments

Update on Bárðarbunga and Askja volcanoes at 13:34 UTC

This is a none picture update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes. The reason for this none picture update is that I haven’t had time to work on the images yet. This is the first time this has happened … Continue reading

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Unclear what is happening in Bárðarbunga volcano

This information is going to get outdated extremely fast. Earthquake activity remains high. Cauldron have formed in Vatnajökull glacier just SE and SSE of Bárðarbunga volcano. The cauldrons are 4 to 6 km long and about 1 km … Continue reading

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Magnitude 4,5 earthquake in Askja volcano

Today (27-August-2014) at 01:52 UTC a magnitude 4,5 earthquake took place in Askja volcano. This is the largest earthquake in Askja volcano since 1992 according to news in Iceland. There are currently some minor earthquake taking place in … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano update at 00:31 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. This is the short update on status on the activity in Bárðarbungu volcano. Current activity is mostly unchanged. Earthquake activity remains high  and there are around 1000 earthquakes every 24 … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano update at 20:49 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. Minor spelling note. It appears that dike is spelled with a simple “i” not a “y”. Information on what volcano dyke is can be found here on USGS website. Added: … Continue reading

Posted in Askja, Bárðarbunga, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Tungnafellsjökull, Volcano | 71 Comments