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 to Icelandic Met Office.

More earthquake activity cannot be ruled out in this area as the location is the normal north-east part of Bárðarbunga volcano caldera that has been seeing a lot of earthquake activity since September-2015.

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7 Responses to Earthquake with magnitude 4,1 in Bárðarbunga volcano

  1. Jack McIlveen says:

    Best of the Season to all ( Merry Christmas ) thanks for the quick report Jon !

  2. Jack McIlveen says:

    Seems to be an ongoing event several more quakes including this one,
    Wednesday 20.12.2017 05:29:06 64.664 -17.397 1.1 km 4.4 99.0 6.8 km ENE of Bárðarbunga. Plus several smaller thumps.

  3. That same corner again! A very special thank you to you, Jón, for all your hard work and fascinating posts. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year everyone!

  4. Judith Sutcliffe, UK says:

    Thanks for your posts – they’re very helpful to people like me with little knowledge of what is happening. Hope you have a great Christmas and New Year. 😁

  5. Margaret Johnson says:

    Having visited Iceland for the first time this year I find your reports fascinating Jon. I too have little knowledge of earthquakes and volcanoes but am learning. Thank you Jon and everyone else who post. Wishing you all a Happy Christmas and a healthy and Happy New Year

  6. Wim Roskam says:

    Merry Christmas to you all, and thanks from me too, for the work Jón

  7. AK2 says:

    Happy Christmas Jon, and thank you for your informative website.

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