Category Archives: Askja

Earthquake activity in Hekla, Askja volcanoes and TFZ

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Deep earthquakes in Askja and Kverkfjöll volcanoes

This is a update for both Askja and Kverkfjöll volcanoes. Since they both had deep earthquakes today. None of this earthquakes where larger then magnitude 1.0. There depth was around 22 to 24 km inside the volcanoes them … Continue reading

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Deep earthquakes in Askja volcano

Today (26.03.2013) at 08:09 UTC there where three deep earthquakes in Askja volcano. The most depth of this earthquake swarm was 25.5 km. None of the earthquake had the magnitude above 2.5. The strongest earthquake had the magnitude … Continue reading

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Dike intrusion in Askja volcano

Today (14.12.2012) around 12:00 UTC Askja volcano had dike intrusion. This dike intrusion was not in the main volcano it self. But a good distance away from it. But this is in a area that has erupted before … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity update on 16.11.2012

Here is a short update on earthquake activity in Iceland. It has been stormy few weeks so recorded earthquake activity has not been a lot in Iceland. Tjörnes Fracture Zone Earthquake activity continues in TFZ. A bit less … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in TFZ continues, little earthquake activity in Katla voclano, new earthquake activity in Askja volcano

Here is a short update on activity in Iceland for the past few days. Tjörnes Fracture Zone Earthquake activity continues in Tjörnes Fracture Zone. But this earthquake activity has been ongoing since 20 October, 2012. Every once in … Continue reading

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Askja lake deeper then original measurements did show

After measurements taken this summer. It has now been learned that Askja lake is deeper then estimated from earlier measurements that where taken in the year 1963 by the Sigurjóni Rist. Volcanologist Ármann Höskuldsson has been working on … Continue reading

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Askja lake ice-free mystery deepens

A short update on Askja volcano ice-free lake. There have been news about the tour of geologist to Askja lake this week in the news. So far the result are puzzling. It turns out that Askja lake is … Continue reading

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Ice free Askja lake due to increased hydro-thermal activity

According to news on Rúv scientists are now on there way up to Askja volcano to see what is going on and why Askja volcano has become ice-free. But it now believed that increased hydro-thermal activity in Askja … Continue reading

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Overview of current events in Askja volcano

The current events in Askja volcano started in Week 9 of the year 2010. Before that, Askja volcano has been showing signs of change since the year 2007 at least. In the year 2010, Week 9 a earthquake … Continue reading

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