Monthly Archives: October 2011

Special report: New eruption vent (or vents) might have opened up in El Hierro volcano eruption

The current tremor data now suggests that a new vent or vents have opened or are about to open up just outside north-west coast of El Hierro volcano. The depth where the main earthquakes have been taking place … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Fissures, Harmonic tremors, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Rift Zone, Spain, Special report, Swarm, Tremor plots, Unconfirmed, Video | 654 Comments

Special report: Rift zone eruption continues at El Hierro volcano

This is going to be a short blog post about what is going on in El Hierro. But I have a longer blog post planned for tomorrow. The current eruption in El Hierro volcano is a fissure eruption. … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Fissures, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Inflation, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Special report, Swarm, Volcano | 268 Comments

New earthquake swarm in Katla volcano

When I just think that Katla volcano had gone quiet. It starts a earthquake swarm to proof that I had it wrong. This earthquake swarm in Katla volcano is not big. But the largest earthquakes where up to … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Hydrothermal, Iceland, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Volcano | 193 Comments

Special report: New magma intrusion into El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands, Spain

Few days ago a new magma intrusion did start in El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands, Spain. But this means that the pressure is increasing inside El Hierro current magma still. The new magma is going the same path … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Fissures, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Inflation, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Special report, Swarm, Tremor plots, Volcano | 568 Comments

Special report: Update 6 on the eruption in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain

Special note: Please notice that my (personal) watching system is also going to include the mainland of Spain (mainland Spain has two volcanoes that I am aware of, along with some earthquake activity) when I change it next … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Fissures, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Inflation, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Rift Zone, Spain, Special report, Swarm, Volcano | 920 Comments

Large landslide in a valley in north Iceland

A large landslide did fall last Friday in a valley called Eyjafjarðarsveit. This is the largest landslide in this area for 17 years, when a smaller landslide did fall from a different mountain in this area. This landslide … Continue reading

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Possible harmonic tremor spike in Katla volcano (it might just be the weather)

With all the bad weather in Iceland during the past few days it is hard to be sure on this. But it seems that a harmonic tremor spike is about to start in Katla volcano. So far this … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Harmonic tremors, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Tremor plots, Volcano | 35 Comments

Special report: Update 5 on El Hierro eruption, Canary Islands, Spain

This is a special report on the eruption in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain. *** From the harmonic tremor data during the current eruption in El Hierro. It seems that the eruption has dropped in strength during the … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Fissures, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Special report, Video | 101 Comments

Earthquake swarm in Tjörnes Fracture Zone

Today (18 October, 2011) at 08:53 UTC a earthquake swarm started in TFZ. So far this earthquake swarm is small in nature, only about dozen earthquakes so far. But the largest earthquakes have been with the size of … Continue reading

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Short note on Hengill volcano man-made earthquake swarm

This is a short note on the Hengill volcano man-made earthquake swarm. The earthquake swarms that have been taking place in Hengill volcano are man made due to Orkuveita Reykjavíkur pumping down water at the depth of 2500 … Continue reading

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