Monthly Archives: December 2017

Small earthquake swarm in Katla volcano

Today (30-December-2017) a small earthquake swarm took place in Katla volcano. This earthquake activity was a minor one and the largest earthquake only had a magnitude of 1,4 and all other earthquakes where smaller. Earthquake activity in Katla volcano. Copyright … Continue reading

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No changes in Öræfajökull volcano earthquake activity

Earthquake activity continues in Öræfajökull volcano as has been doing for past several months. Earthquake activity goes up and down a little, some days there are fewer earthquakes while in others there is more activity. Latest earthquake activity in Öræfajökull … Continue reading

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I wish everyone a merry Christmas and good holidays

I wish everyone a merry Christmas and good holidays and hope that their Christmas holiday is good. I also want to thank my supporters to keeping me going with donations in 2017. Without them I would not have made it … Continue reading

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Earthquake with magnitude 4,1 in Bárðarbunga volcano

On 23-December-2017 at 23:41 UT a magnitude 4,1 earthquake took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. At the moment no other earthquake activity has followed this earthquake. Green star shows the location of the magnitude 4,1 earthquake. Copyright of this image belongs … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity increasing again in Öræfajökull volcano

After quiet two weeks in Öræfajökull volcano earthquake activity has started in increase again. As before the magnitude of earthquakes happening remains small with only few earthquakes reaching magnitudes above 1,5. Earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano. Copyright of this image … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in Hengill volcano

At 05:36 UTC a earthquake swarm started in Hengill volcano. Several dozen earthquakes took place and the largest earthquake had the magnitude of 3,4 and the second largest had a magnitude of 3,0. All other earthquakes where smaller in magnitude. … Continue reading

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Article schedule over the Christmas days and New years

Here is the article schedule for Christmas days and the New years. 23rd December. Normal posting of articles if anything happens. 24th December. One automatic article. Otherwise no new articles. 25th December. No new articles. 26th December. No new articles. … Continue reading

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Minor earthquake swarm on TFZ (Tjörnes Fracture Zone)

During the night of 22-December-2017 a minor earthquake swarm took place south-east of Flatey Island on TFZ (Tjörnes Fracture Zone). This was not a large earthquake swarm. The earthquake swarm south-east of Flatey Island on TFZ. Copyright of this image … Continue reading

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Two strong earthquakes in Bárðarbunga volcano

During the night of 20-December-2017 an earthquake swarm started in Bárðarbunga volcano. This earthquake swarm started at 02:17 UTC with a magnitude 1,4 earthquake. The first magnitude 4,1 earthquake took place at 04:57 UTC and the second large earthquake took … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,5 earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano

During the night of 16-December-2017 at 02:41 UTC an earthquake took place in close to central caldera of Bárðarbunga volcano. Depth of this earthquake was 11 km and no aftershocks followed this earthquake. Both location and lack of earthquakes following … Continue reading

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