Monthly Archives: February 2012

Earthquake activity in France and Iceland

This is an collection post of events that I have been taking place while I was travelling to Denmark. This is just an short update. Not going into great details on what has been happening. France On 26. … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, France, Iceland, Japan, Monitoring | 15 Comments

A Mw6.8 earthquake in Siberia, Russia

At 06:17 UTC this morning (26.02.2012) there was an earthquake with the size of Mw6.8 in Siberia, Russia. The depth of this earthquake was registered at 10 km. But it might be more or less when the data … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Russia, Siberia | 18 Comments

An ML4.2 earthquake close to Sicily coast, Italy

At 20:34 UTC on 25.02.2012 there was an ML4.2 earthquake close to the coast of Sicily, Italy. The depth of this earthquake was registered at 10 km. But this is based on early and automatic data, and is … Continue reading

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Two minor earthquake swarms in Hengill volcano

Yesterday, last night and this morning there has been minor earthquake swarm in Hengill volcano. This earthquake swarm is more or less over for now. But it might pick up at any time. This time around only around … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake cluster in Katla volcano caldera

There seems to be forming of minor earthquake clusters in Katla volcano caldera. But this has been following growing number earthquakes in Katla volcano caldera during past few weeks. This is most likely an signal of increased activity … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Iceland, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Volcano | 29 Comments

Old rift zone in Iceland

Here are two pictures of an old rift zone in Iceland. This rift zone was active until about 7 million years ago or so. This cliffs that I show here on this picture are from this old rift … Continue reading

Posted in Extinct volcanoes, Iceland, Rift Zone | 25 Comments

Late website news for February 2012

I am sorry for this late website news for February 2012. But this delay has happened because there is not a lot to report on web site matters at the moment. Both January and February have been slow … Continue reading

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Continued harmonic tremor in Katla volcano

The harmonic tremor that started yesterday in Katla volcano continues. It is however at less strength then yesterday. Often there are small earthquakes following it. They can be poorly observed on my Heklubyggð geophone. Few earthquakes have happened … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Harmonic tremors, Iceland, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Volcano | 14 Comments

Harmonic tremor pulse in Katla volcano

Today there was an harmonic tremor pulse in Katla volcano. I am not sure when this harmonic tremor pulse did start. But I am guessing around 15:22 UTC or maybe around 16:00 UTC. It seems that this harmonic … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Harmonic tremors, Iceland, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Volcano | 15 Comments

A ML3.3 earthquake in Tenerife volcano

Today at 13:28 UTC there was an ML3.3 earthquake in Tenerife volcano. The depth of this earthquake was at 31 km depth. But I do not know if this earthquake was felt, so far nothing suggests it. But … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Earthquakes, Spain, Tenerife, Volcano | 3 Comments