Monthly Archives: January 2011

Glacier quakes in Vatnajökull glacier following a lot of rain

The quiet time in Iceland continues with few to no earthquakes. Besides the strong Mw6.2 earthquake in Jan Mayen Island (Belongs to Norway, regional to Iceland geological area in my personal view) there is nothing happening. On the night of … Continue reading

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Shortage on updates while moving and other things

In the next few days or weeks there is going to be a shortage of updates on this web page. This is because I am moving to a different country and I might not always be connected to the internet … Continue reading

Posted in Off-topic, Website | 103 Comments

Fake Hekla eruption, earthquake swarm in Krísuvík volcano

I did miss this yesterday. But apparently there where false rumours on Facebook yesterday that Hekla volcano had start erupting. While the facts where those that no eruption was taking place in Hekla people did believe this anyway and didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Eruptions, Hekla, Krýsuvík, News, Volcano | 61 Comments

People feelings about the advertisements ?

As a web site owner. I want to know what my readers feel about the advertisement plan that I am putting up here. The reason that I ask is because I think critical and I want to know if this … Continue reading

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Wave form picture of the ML2.5 earthquake in the South Icelandic Seismic Zone (SISZ)

Here is a wave form picture of the ML2.5 earthquake that took place west of Hekla volcano. This earthquake is part of the the SISZ. Not Hekla volcano. But it remains to be seen if this is related to Hekla … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Hekla, SISZ, Volcano | 29 Comments

Update on Advertisement

Here is a little update on advertisement for this web site. I have removed all the Google Adsense advertisements due to difficulties in changing my home address with them. But Google sets up a technical barrier when it comes to … Continue reading

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Update on the quiet time

It currently is quiet in Iceland, both in volcano and earthquakes. But it is not all without earthquakes. Few earthquakes have taken place in Krísuvík volcano, the largest being ML2.6 and in Kverkfjöll volcano. Few earthquakes have also appeared in … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Krýsuvík, Kverkfjöll, TFZ, Volcano | 25 Comments

Eyjafjallajökull volcano ash – Pictures

As it is quiet time in Iceland and I currently don’t have a lot to write about volcano activity and earthquake wise. So while that is I am going to put up two pictures that I got of the Eyjafjallajökull … Continue reading

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Increased geothermal activity in Grímsfjall volcano

According to a news by Morgunblaðið ( there is a increased geothermal activity in Grímsfjall volcano. The news reports that in fields close to the houses (hud or something like that) that research and mountain group have in the area … Continue reading

Posted in Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall, Hydrothermal, Inflation, Volcano | 127 Comments

Earthquakes between Grímsfjall and Bárðarbunga volcano. Earthquake swarm in Krísuvík volcano

Since Week 52 in the year 2010 there have been strange earthquakes between Bárðarbunga volcano and Grímsfjall volcano. It is hard to know exactly what this means. But it is clear that tension is rising fast in Grímsfjall volcano, as … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Earthquakes, Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall, Krýsuvík, Volcano | 11 Comments