Category Archives: Volcano

Magnitude 7,9 earthquake in Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands

Yesterday (23-June-2014) at 20:53 UTC a magnitude 7,9 earthquake [EMSC information here] took place in Rat Islands, Aleutan Islands. This earthquake had the depth of 100 km, no damage has been reported following this earthquake and aftershocks. The reason for … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,1 earthquake on Fayal Island, Azores Islands

Today (27-April-2014) at 01:28 UTC an magnitude 3,1 earthquake took place in Fayal Island (volcano information can be found here) in Azores Islands, Portugal. This earthquake had the depth of 13 km, I don’t know if its source was magma … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm off the coast of Azores Islands (São Miguel & Terceira)

On the 11-April-2014 an earthquake with the magnitude of 4,8 (EMSC says 4,7, link here) took place in the Azores Islands cluster (off the coast). Many smaller earthquakes have been recorded since the medium earthquake took place, over the past … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm off the east coast of Spain continues

On the 02-October-2013 two earthquakes with the moment magnitude 4,1 took place just off the coast of east Spain. At least one of this earthquakes where felt, no damage did take place in this earthquake due to distance from populated … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands, Spain

Over the past few days there has been interesting development taking place in El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands, Spain. It is not the amount of activity that is interesting, or lack of it to be exact. It is where the … Continue reading

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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake in a possible Unnamed volcano

I am sorry for this late blog post about this event. See earlier blog post for details on why I am late with this. Yesterday (30.04.2013) a magnitude Mw5.8 earthquake took place in a unnamed volcano (no GVP profile that … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3.4 earthquake in El Hierro volcano yesterday

I am sorry for this late update. But yesterday I was busy and today I had a dentist appointment and I had to recover from it today. Yesterday (30.04.2013) El Hierro volcano had a magnitude 3.4 earthquake, with the depth … Continue reading

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Quiet in Europe at the moment

It is currently quiet in Europe at the moment. In terms of earthquakes. Normal volcano activity remains. Mostly in Etna and Stromboli volcanoes in Italy. Any large earthquakes (larger then magnitude 5.0) are currently not taking place at the moment. … Continue reading

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Earthquake activity in Greenland and El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands, Spain

On the 11th of April 2013 a magnitude 4.9 earthquake did take place in Greenland at 23:11 UTC. This earthquake had the magnitude 4.9 and the depth of at least 10 km. This is the second earthquake in this area … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3.8 earthquake just off the coast of Fayal island, Azores, Portugal

During the night at 01:11 UTC (05.04.2013) there was a earthquake just off the coast of Fayal island/volcano in the Azores islands. This earthquake does not appear to have been felt by the local population on nearby islands. The magnitude … Continue reading

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