Monthly Archives: January 2012

Skeiðflöt geophone is up and running

Today I started the geophone at the farm Skeiðflöt. It is just south of Katla volcano. Some setup spikes are on the webicorder plot at the moment. But they should be clear off in the next 24 hours. … Continue reading

Posted in Geophone network, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Monitoring | 36 Comments

Earthquake swarm in Katla volcano caldera

This morning there was an earthquake swarm in Katla volcano. This is the first earthquake swarm of the year 2012. This earthquake swarm is most likely created by an dike intrusion. Based on how dense the earthquake swarm … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Iceland, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Volcano | 15 Comments

Update on Grímsfjall volcano glacier flood

During the past several hours the amount of water in the glacier flood from Grímsfjall volcano has not dropped a lot, but this glacier flood started two days ago (27.01.2012 around 12:00 UTC). But that might be down … Continue reading

Posted in Glacier flood, Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall, Hydrothermal, Iceland, Volcano | 11 Comments

Glacier flood from Grímsvatn lake on Grímsfjall volcano

It has just been announced in the news that Grímsvant glacier lake has just had an glacier flood, but this lake is in the Grímsfjall volcano caldera. This glacier flood is believed to have started yesterday around 12:00 … Continue reading

Posted in Glacier flood, Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall, Iceland, Volcano | 17 Comments

Etna volcano prepares for new eruption

According to web cam images and images on the internet of Etna volcano. It seems that Etna volcano is preparing for an new small eruption. When and how big this eruption is going to be is impossible to … Continue reading

Posted in Ash, Etna, Italy, Magma, Monitoring, Volcano | 7 Comments

An new Mw5.0 earthquake in north Italy

Today at 14:53 UTC there was an Mw5.0 earthquake in north Italy according to EMSC. This earthquake had the depth of 60 km according to EMSC. This earthquake was felt in the area. But I have not seen … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Italy, Monitoring, Swarm | 3 Comments

A Mw5.3 earthquake in Crete, Greece

At 01:33 UTC there was an Mw5.3 earthquake in Crete, Greece according to EMSC. The depth of this earthquake was 13 km according to EMSC. Size, depth and location might change when this earthquake is reviewed. This earthquake … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Greece, Swarm | 8 Comments

Earthquake with the size of Mw5.3 in Greece, Dodecanese Islands this morning

Early this morning at 04:24 UTC there was an earthquake with the size of Mw5.3 this morning in Greece, Dodecanese Islands according to EMSC. The depth is estimated around 10 km. According to EMSC this earthquake was felt … Continue reading

Posted in Dodecanese Islands, Earthquakes, Greece, Monitoring, subduction zone, Swarm | 4 Comments

Minor earthquake swarm in El Hierro volcano

After the eruption ended in El Hierro volcano it seems that minor magma dike intrusions have been taking place. This magma intrusions so far appears to be deep and not big. Given the depth and the size of … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Hydrothermal, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm, Volcano | 7 Comments

Information about the Mw4.9 earthquake in north Italy

Today (25.01.2012) at 08:06 UTC (09:06 local time) an earthquake with the size of Mw4.9 did happen in north Italy according to EMSC. This earthquake was not far from the ML4.3 earthquake that did happen in nearby area … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Italy | 3 Comments