Monthly Archives: September 2010

New ash trail on top of Eyjafjallajökull

The news tonight at Stöð 2 (Channel 2) in Iceland reports that there is a new ash trail visible from the top crater in Eyjafjallajökull. It can be seen because of the new snow layer on top of … Continue reading

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Rúv reports on volcanoes that are ready to erupt soon

Icelandic Rúv broadcaster reports that a few volcanoes in Iceland are ready to start erupting at any time with little warning. The volcanoes on top of the list are the volcanoes Grímsvötn (Grímsfjall) and Hekla. According to this … Continue reading

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Location of the Hamarinn / Lokahryggur volcano

There are many volcanoes in Iceland that don’t enjoy the publicity and the fame like the most active volcanoes in Iceland. That list contains mountains like Hekla, Katla, Eyjafjallajökull, Grímsvötn (Grímsfjall) and so on. Hamarinn or Lokahryggur (Loki-Fögrufjöll) … Continue reading

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Deep earthquakes starting again under Eyjafjallajökull

Over the past weeks there have been deep earthquakes happening under Eyjafjallajökull. The deepest earthquake so far that has happened was on 21 km depth. The latest earthquake that happened was on close to 15 km depth. Currently … Continue reading

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More earthquakes at Hamarinn volcano

The volcano named Hamarinn in Vatnajökull glacier is a small and relativity unknown volcano in Iceland. As it has not erupted in recent history. Currently it is so unknown that it isn’t even properly registered at Global Volcanism … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Hamarinn | 21 Comments

Hekla geophone is offline due to technical fault

Due to technical fault at Hekla geophone it is currently offline. The station did go down at 13:07 UTC. Why that did happens is unknown at this moment. The station is going to be online soon as possible. … Continue reading

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Earthquakes deep on Reykjanes Ridge

Around midnight tonight there where earthquakes deep south of Iceland. They where located on Reykjanes Ridge, by the far south end of it. At this distances it is hard to know if the earthquakes are related to tectonic … Continue reading

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Quick note on harmonic tremor levels

There was a storm passing over Iceland. This has affected the tremor levels on IMO sensors. Mostly highland seismometers that get hit by stronger winds then those at lower altitude. Volcano tremor appears differently at IMO sensors then … Continue reading

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First blog post

This is the first blog post on the Icelandic volcano blog. Here I am going to post news about Icelandic volcanoes. I will provide as good coverage of Icelandic volcanoes as possible. There is still some work to … Continue reading

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