Monthly Archives: December 2011

Name change on 1st January 2012

This is the last day that this website is only going to be Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog. From 1st January 2012 this blog is going to get a new name. This name change came about due to … Continue reading

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Post schedule during the new year holidays

This is the blog post schedule for the new year holidays. I am not going to write any blog posts on 31. December 2011 and 1. January 2012. Some automatic posting is however going to take place during … Continue reading

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Hydrothermal activity in El Hierro volcano

For the moment the eruption in El Hierro volcano has ended. The current harmonic tremor that is being detected might well be from hydrothermal activity that is currently in the area that erupted. But even if the eruption … Continue reading

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Eruption in El Hierro volcano ends

It seems that the eruption that has been taking place in El Hierro volcano is over. All yesterday there was an increase in harmonic tremors in El Hierro volcano, suggesting that the power of the eruption was increasing … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, El Hierro, Fissures, Harmonic tremors, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Tremor plots, Volcano | 25 Comments

Overview of activity in Iceland, Spain and Canary Islands

This is a overview of activity in Iceland, Spain and Canary Islands. This is just an short overview. So not all events are included. But it has been quiet during the Christmas holidays. Iceland During the 24 to … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Hengill, Iceland, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm, Tremor plots, Volcano | 9 Comments

Merry Christmas 2011

I wish all my readers Merry Christmas 2011. I hope that everyone have it good during the holidays.

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Days off schedule during Christmas

During this Christmas I am going to take few days off. This means that I am not going to update this blog unless something major happens. The days that I am going to take off are 24, 25 … Continue reading

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Ongoing earthquake activity in Katla volcano (Week 50)

Yesterday and today there has been some earthquake activity in Katla volcano. While this earthquake activity is less then what have been taking place during the past few months this activity is bit higher then it used to … Continue reading

Posted in Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, Hydrothermal, Iceland, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Volcano | 29 Comments

Earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano

During the night there was an small earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano. The largest earthquake in this earthquake swarm was ML3.04 in magnitude. It had the depth of 8.5 km. This might have been a n dike intrusion. … Continue reading

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The dormant volcanoes in Iceland

While all the active volcanoes in Iceland get all the press and coverage. There are volcanoes in Iceland that are not so active and have remain dormant for thousands of years now and currently do not show any … Continue reading

Posted in Esjufjöll, Fremrinamur, Geysir, Grensdalur, Grímsnes, Helgrindur, Hofsjökull, Hrómundartindur, Hveravellir, Iceland, Kerlingarfjöll, Ljósufjöll, Monitoring, Prestahnúkur, Skrokkalda, Snæfell, Snæfellsjökull, Tindafjallajökull, Volcano, Þeistareykir | 24 Comments