Earthquake activity in Tindfjallajökull volcano

I don’t write many articles about Tindfjallajökull volcano. This is because as a volcano Tindfjallajökull volcano has spent its last ~12.000 years being quiet.


The earthquake activity in Tindfjallajökull volcano (yellow/red dot). Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

All of the earthquakes that took place were small in magnitude and it doesn’t seems that any of them got larger then magnitude 0,3. This earthquake activity also seems to intrude a little into Hekla volcano fissure swarm system (it doesn’t mean or do anything). It is unclear why this earthquake activity is happening.

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4 Responses to Earthquake activity in Tindfjallajökull volcano

  1. Craig P says:

    A good few green stars in Bardabunga this afternoon

  2. Jack McIlveen says:

    Including a 4.1 and 4.9 !!

  3. An interesting fireburst which seemed to come from nowhere – although, we all know BB is unpredictable.

  4. Gill says:

    Some harmonic tremor but that is probably water running under the glacier

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