Category Archives: Swarm

Katla volcano earthquake activity update

This is not going to be a too long update about the activity in Katla volcano. Since I fear that this article might become outdated rather quickly. Currently there is no eruption in Katla volcano. At the moment … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Katla volcano

This article is going to be updated in the next 24 hours if needed. Details are few at this moment. A magnitude 3,6 earthquake (automatic magnitude estimate) has happened in Katla volcano. Few other earthquakes happened before the … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm on Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ)

Today (26-August-2016) a minor earthquake swarm started on TFZ. This is currently not a large earthquake swarm and only around 50 earthquakes have happened so far. More earthquakes might happen if this earthquake swarm continues. The minor earthquake … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Katla volcano

Today (19-August-2016) a magnitude 3,5 earthquake took place in Katla volcano. It was followed by several earthquakes, both before the strongest earthquakes and after it. The earthquake activity in Katla volcano. The green star shows the location of … Continue reading

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Strong earthquake swarm deep on the Reykjanes ridge

Few days ago an earthquake swarm started deep on the Reykjanes Ridge, this is as far as the Reykjanes ridge extends at the end of it. After that the north Atlantic ridge starts. It is close to impossible … Continue reading

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Something is going on in Bárðarbunga volcano

This is little short on details as of yet. There is clearly something going on in Bárðarbunga volcano. I don’t know what at the moment, several earthquakes have appeared, the strongest one with the magnitude of 4,0 so … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes peninsula

Today (21-June-2016) a minor earthquake swarm took place on Reykjanes Peninsula, this earthquake swarm was located close to a mountain called Keilir. This was not a large earthquake swarm, around 20 earthquakes took place. The earthquake swarm on … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm close to Hveravellir (Langjökull north)

I don’t know a lot about this earthquake swarm close to Hveravellir (Langjökull north), due the lack of information. What I do know is that an earthquake swarm is taking place there and the largest earthquakes so far … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,4 earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano, earthquake swarm on eastern TFZ

This is just a short overview of activity in the last 24 hours (or so) in Iceland. Bárðarbunga volcano As usual Bárðarbunga volcano had an magnitude 3,4 earthquake this week. This time it only appears to have been … Continue reading

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Grímsfjall volcano preparing for an eruption (also known as Grímsvötn)

On Wednesday 25-May-2016 a small earthquake swarm took place in Grímsfjall volcano (also known as Grímsvötn), none of the earthquakes that took place managed to reach the magnitude 1,0, many of the earthquakes where shallow and might be … Continue reading

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