Category Archives: Bárðarbunga

Earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano

Today (17.04.2017) at 11:58 UTC a magnitude 4,2 earthquake took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. This is the strongest earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano for several weeks now. Following this earthquake a earthquake swarm started and lasted for about one hour in … Continue reading

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Strong earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano

Today (6-April-2017) a strong earthquake activity took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. This earthquake activity started this morning at 10:46 UTC and has continued during the day at slow phase. The largest earthquake so far took place at 15:08 UTC and … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano 21-March-2017

Yesterday (21-March-2017) there was an earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano. Largest earthquakes where magnitude 3,1 and 3,0. Other earthquakes that happened where smaller in magnitude. Earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office. There … Continue reading

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Strong earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano

During the night (13.March-2017) a magnitude 3,7 earthquake took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. This earthquake happens just few days after a strong earthquake swarm took place in Bárðarbunga (March 8th). There was no other noticeable earthquake activity following the magnitude … Continue reading

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Strong earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano during the night

During the night of 08-March-2017 a strong earthquake swarm took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. Largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of 4,1 and the second largest earthquake swarm had the magnitude of 3,9. Other earthquakes in this swarm … Continue reading

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Strong earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano this morning

This morning (01.03.2017) there was an strong earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano. Strongest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of 4,1 and other earthquakes where smaller. Total of 5 earthquake happened with magnitude above 3,0. The earthquake swarm in … Continue reading

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Earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano (best estimate)

Yesterday (25.02.2017) an earthquake happened in Bárðarbunga volcano. For some unknown reason, Icelandic Met Office has not located this earthquake or given it exact magnitude. I estimate based on what I see on my geophones that the magnitude is in … Continue reading

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Strong earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano

Yesterday (30.01.2017) there was exactly one week (article here) since last earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. In this weekly activity there is an emerging pattern, that pattern is that earthquake magnitude is growing. Number of earthquakes happening in each swarm … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,9 earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano

Today (23.01.2017) an earthquake with magnitude 3,9 took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. This is the strongest earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano for several weeks now. Earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office. Earthquake activity … Continue reading

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Weekly earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano happens

On 19-January-2017 a magnitude 3,5 earthquake happened in Bárðarbunga volcano. This is a normal earthquake activity for Bárðarbunga volcano at the moment and happens just about weekly at the moment. The earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. Copyright of this image … Continue reading

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