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Earthquake swarm in El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands, Spain

A new earthquake swarm has started in El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands, Spain. So far this earthquake swarm is small, the largest earthquake only have magnitude 2.5. This earthquake swarm depth is only around 10 to 15 km at the … 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 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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All quiet in El Hierro volcano

After intense activity in El Hierro volcano for the past two weeks. Things are quiet again. The largest earthquake in past two days took place on 3rd of April and it was a magnitude 4.5. A magnitude 4.2 took place … Continue reading

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Update on El Hierro volcano at 11:26 UTC

This is a short update on activity in El Hierro volcano. There have been welcomed to days of quiet days in El Hierro volcano in Canary Islands. After heavy earthquake activity in the volcano for the past two weeks. The … Continue reading

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Update on El Hierro volcano at 01:08 UTC

This is a short update on El Hierro volcano. I am sorry for just short updates at the moment. But the current events in El Hierro volcano make it hard to know for sure what is going on. So the … Continue reading

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El Hierro volcano update at 01:25 UTC

This is a short update on El Hierro volcano. Yesterday from around 21:50 UTC to around 23:00 UTC there was a earthquake swarm in El Hierro volcano. The strongest earthquake swarm this time around had the magnitude 4.1 with the … Continue reading

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El Hierro volcano update at 22:48 UTC

This is a short update on activity in El Hierro volcano. There is currently major earthquake activity taking place in El Hierro volcano. I do not know yet if this is going to result in a eruption or not. But … Continue reading

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