Monthly Archives: November 2011

Activity remains low in Iceland. Eruption continues in El Hierro volcano

At the present time the earthquake activity remains low in Iceland. This goes for both Katla volcano and other areas of Iceland. This is the regular quiet time in Iceland, as it happens sometimes. For the next days, … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Harmonic tremors, Iceland, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Quiet, Spain, Swarm, Volcano | 52 Comments

Update on the weekend activity

Iceland This weekend was quiet in Iceland. There was almost nothing going on. There was only one small earthquake swarm in Krýsuvík volcano. But this earthquake swarm was tectonic in nature, not volcanic. The largest earthquake in this … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Iceland, Krýsuvík, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Quiet, Reykjanes, Spain, Swarm, Volcano | 98 Comments

Bogus news story going around about Katla volcano

There is a bogus news story about Katla volcano. The bogus news are that Katla volcano is just few days from erupting. This is wrong. At the moment there are no signs that Katla volcano is about to … Continue reading

Posted in Iceland, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, News, Quiet, Volcano | 140 Comments

Earthquake swarm in Grímsey Island (TFZ)

Today there has been a earthquake swarm in Grímsey Island. But this tiny Island is off the north coast of Iceland. Around 100 people live on the Grímsey Island. This earthquake swarm is small. But its location makes … Continue reading

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Rare earthquake close to Hvammstangi geophone

A rare earthquake took place yesterday close to my geophone in Hvammstangi village. But that village is located in north-west Iceland. This earthquake was small and I do not have location at moment, as I only have one … Continue reading

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Update for the eruption in El Hierro volcano

As the eruption in El Hierro volcano moves closer to the second month. Information on what has been going on has gone bit hard to come by (for me anyway). As people settle with there new reality (erupting … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Fissures, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm, Tremor plots, Volcano | 47 Comments

The weekend earthquake swarm deep out on the Reykjanes Ridge

During the weekend there was as earthquake swarm deep outside on the Reykjanes Ridge. It was about 700 km south of Reykjavík city. It was not felt on land and was only noticed on instruments. The last earthquake … Continue reading

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Possibility of a new fissure has opened up in El Hierro volcano eruption

It seems by the harmonic tremor data that a new erupting fissure has opened up somewhere in El Hierro volcano. But given lack of visual observation I do believe that this fissure is at really great depth, and … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Fissures, Inflation, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm, Tremor plots, Volcano | 252 Comments

Katla volcano newest earthquake swarm

During the night of the 16th of November, 2011 there was a new earthquake swarm in Katla volcano. This earthquake swarm is a part of ongoing pattern in Katla volcano. This pattern started after the small eruption that … Continue reading

Posted in Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, Iceland, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Tremor plots, Volcano | 127 Comments

Analysis of the earthquake pattern in El Hierro volcan

Please note that this is not a professional analysis of the recent earthquakes in El Hierro volcano. So it might be wrong. It also might not hold any science value at all. During the eruption of El Hierro … Continue reading

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