Monthly Archives: September 2011

What is happening in El Hierro volcano

This is a special blog post about the volcano El Hierro in the Canary Islands. The resons for this blog posts are those that this activity is interesting and there is not a lot happening at the moment in Iceland … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Inflation, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Special report, Volcano | 185 Comments

Support to buy two geophones stations for Eyrarbakki and Katla volcano

I am asking for donations so that I can buy two geophone stations for Eyrarbakki town for SISZ and Reykjanes monitoring. The second geophone goes close to Katla volcano so I can monitor what happens there. The total cost is … Continue reading

Posted in Donations, Geophone network, Monitoring | 237 Comments

What did happen in Hamarinn volcano yesterday

I really did think that a eruption was about to start in Hamarinn volcano yesterday. As the signal that I was seeing was not far from what I did see on 12 July, 2011 when a eruption did take place … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Hamarinn, Harmonic tremors, Magma, Monitoring, Volcano | 64 Comments

One year old

This blog is now officially one years old. People can read the blog posts from one year ago here, when this blog was starting. A lot has happened in this one year. I have moved to Denmark and back to … Continue reading

Posted in Off-topic, Website | 64 Comments

No eruption starting in Hamarinn volcano

There seems to be a minor eruption starting in Hamarinn volcano (might be part of Bárðarbunga volcano). Given the current tremor signature on Skrokkalda SIL station. The start of a harmonic tremor spike on Skrokkalda SIL station. Most likley from … Continue reading

Posted in Glacier flood, Hamarinn, Harmonic tremors, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Volcano | 80 Comments

Small eruption took place in Katla volcano in July 2011

According to the news on Rúv this evening it is now a opinion at Icelandic Met Office that a small eruption did take place in Katla volcano during the days 8 and 9 July 2011. This eruption was however larger … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Glacier flood, Harmonic tremors, Hydrothermal, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Research, Volcano | 39 Comments

Hengill volcano man made earthquake swarm

The man made earthquake swarm in Hengill volcano that happened today seems to have subsided, as it is most likely that Orkuveita Reykjavíkur has stopped pumping down water into the new drill hole that they where using today. Over 400 … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Hengill, Hydrothermal, Volcano | 229 Comments

Earthquakes in Katla volcano, strong sulphur smell in Múlakvísl river before the earthquake happened

This morning there has been some earthquake activity in Katla volcano. But it has also been reported in the news this morning that a really strong sulphur smell was found around 06:00 UTC on nearby farm to Múlakvísl river this … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Hydrothermal, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Volcano | 123 Comments

A ML2.7 earthquake in Skagafjörður rift zone (mostly extinct one)

This earthquake is a odd one. But it is rare that earthquakes happens in this are of Iceland. But it is not unheard of. As there have even been small earthquake swarm in this area few years ago (2 or … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Rift Zone, Skagafjörður | 27 Comments

New earthquake swarm in Katla volcano

After few quiet days in Katla volcano. It seems that new earthquake swarm is about to start in it. But this earthquake swarm did start with a ML2.8 earthquake (automatic size) at 10:55 UTC. This earthquake have been followed by … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Harmonic tremors, Hydrothermal, Inflation, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Volcano | 194 Comments