Monthly Archives: June 2012

Minor earthquake swarms in Iceland

It has been quiet in Iceland during the past few weeks. Besides activity in Katla volcano and Kolbeinsey ridge. Nothing of interest has been going on in Iceland. Here is however the overview of activity in Iceland during … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Kolbeinsey Island, Krýsuvík, Monitoring, Reykjanes, Swarm, TFZ, Volcano | 4 Comments

Update on El Hierro volcano activity

This is a short update on the activity in El Hierro volcano. In the last 24 hours there have been no major changes in the activity of El Hierro volcano. No eruption has started yet. But earthquake activity … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Inflation, Spain, Swarm, Volcano | 6 Comments

Analyze on events in El Hierro volcano

This is a short analyze of what is happening in El Hierro volcano. What is taking place in El Hierro volcano has an simple explanation. What is taking place in El Hierro volcano is an dike intrusion. This … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Inflation, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm, Volcano | 11 Comments

New activity in El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands

While this blog now covers mostly Icelandic volcanoes. I am going to cover other volcanoes from time to time. New earthquake activity started around 21:26 UTC in El Hierro volcano with an earthquake that had magnitude ML3.1 with … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm, Volcano | 15 Comments

Earthquake swarm in Katla volcano today (24.06.2012)

Earthquake swarm started in Katla volcano at 13:33 UTC. This earthquake swarm lasted until 14:26 UTC (24 June, 2012). Most of the earthquakes in this swarm where small. Less them magnitude ML1.0 in size. The largest earthquakes did … Continue reading

Posted in Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Hydrothermal, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Volcano | 10 Comments

Earthquake swarm in Katla volcano, Kolbeinsey ridge, Hveravellir geothermal area

It has been a bit busy day earthquake wise in Iceland. But there has been more activity today then in past few weeks in Iceland. But it has been really quiet for a long time now in Iceland. … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Hveravellir, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Kolbeinsey Island, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Volcano | 17 Comments

Donations and advertisements

As many have seen during past few weeks. I have been cutting down advertisements on this blog. The reason is simple. The ads that I am cutting down do not work. I get little pay from them. For … Continue reading

Posted in Donations, Support, Website | 16 Comments

Possible glacier flood from Grímsfjall/Grímsvötn glacier lake (Unconfirmed)

There seems to be a glacier flood did start this morning in Grímsfjall glacier lake. Based on the tremor, the glacier flood is already subsiding or something of that nature. So far this glacier flood has not yet … Continue reading

Posted in Glacier flood, Glacier quakes, Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall, Harmonic tremors, Unconfirmed, Volcano | 12 Comments

Kverkfjöll in 10 days

Send to Kindle Kverkfjöll in 10 days from Björn Oddsson on Vimeo.

Posted in Kverkfjöll, Video, Volcano | 9 Comments

How to spot an earthquake on my geophone helicorders web site

I run today 5 geophones. Four of them are located in Iceland. I have one geophone in Denmark where I am living. My helicorder web site can be found here. This blog post is meant to help people … Continue reading

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