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Friday, 20 April 2018

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Minor earthquake swarm in Torfajökull volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-04-20 22:42:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
This morning (on 20-April-2018) an earthquake swarm took place in Torfajökull volcano. This was a minor earthquake swarm and largest magnitude was 2,4. All other earthquakes where smaller in magnitude. The earthquake activity in Torfajökull volcano. Copyright of this image … Continue reading →

News from the HayWired fault 

Oakland Geology [2018-04-16 16:56:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (52 visits) info
The ruins of Morse & Heslop’s mill, Haywards, after the 1868 earthquake (Bancroft Library image) This week the media will mark San Francisco Earthquake Day, 18 April, as they always do but with an extra message for 2018 — this year will be the 150th anniversary of the original “Big One” in the Bay area,

Sharp increase in earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano (it’s quiet again) 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-04-09 23:48:56]  recommend  recommend this post  info
During the night of 9-April-2018 a swarm of earthquake appeared in Öræfajökull volcano. This activity has quieted down again for now. Largest earthquake in this swarm had a magnitude of 1,5 but all other earthquakes appear to be smaller than … Continue reading →

Monthly update on Öræfajökull volcano – March 2018 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-04-07 15:20:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
This is a short update on the activity in Öræfajökull volcano. Over the past month the earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano has been mostly stable and majority of the earthquakes happening are small in magnitude and most in the range … Continue reading →

Earthquake activity east of Grímsey island yesterday 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-04-06 08:59:32]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Yesterday (05-April-2018) two earthquakes happened east of Grímsey island. The first earthquake had a magnitude of 3,0 (18:12 UTC) and the second earthquake had a magnitude of 3,3 (18:14 UTC). There is a good chance both earthquakes where felt in … Continue reading →

Earthquake swarm 43 km west of Grímsey island 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-04-01 05:23:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (74 visits) info
Yesterday (31-March-2018) at 09:35 UTC a magnitude 3,2 earthquake happened 43 km west of Grímsey island. Due to distance from land this earthquake was not felt far as I know. Second largest earthquake had a magnitude of 2,6. All other … Continue reading →

Minor earthquake activity on Tjörnes Fracture Zone 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-03-28 00:50:33]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
During the night a minor earthquake swarm took place on two parts of the Tjörnes Fracture Zone. The first earthquake swarm was just 19,9 km north-east of Siglufjörður village. Largest earthquake in that swarm had a magnitude of 3,1. The … Continue reading →

Magnitude 3,0 earthquake in Öræfajökull volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-03-24 19:04:05]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
Today (24-March-2018) at 16:32 UTC a magnitude 3,0 earthquake happened in Öræfajökull volcano. There has been a lot of smaller earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano in recent days and the earthquake activity has been continuous for most of that time. … Continue reading →

Quiet period in Iceland at the moment 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-03-21 00:57:09]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
At the moment there isn’t much happening. This is one of the quiet period that regularly happen in Iceland. How long this break is going to last is impossible to know. It might be few more days and maybe several … Continue reading →

Fresh earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-25 17:02:13]  recommend  recommend this post  (24 visits) info
Yesterday (24-February-2018) and today (25-February-2018) earthquake activity increased in Öræfajökull volcano after a long quiet time. Largest earthquake recorded had a magnitude of 2,2. Other magnitude where from 0,6 and up to 1,2. All earthquakes are marked as at shallow … Continue reading →

Magnitude 3,2 earthquake in Hengill volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-22 19:14:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
Today (22-February-2018) at 09:50 UTC a magnitude 3,2 earthquake took place in Hengill volcano. The earthquake activity in Hengill volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office. This earthquake activity doesn’t suggest anything and appears to be just … Continue reading →

Earthquake swarm west of Kópasker village 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-22 18:02:38]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
Early morning today (22-Februar-2018) at 07:34 UTC a magnitude 3,6 earthquake happened west of Kópasker village. This earthquake was felt in Kópasker and in 90 km distance from where it happened. The earthquake activity west of Kópasker (green star). Copyright … Continue reading →

Nafir volcano (TFZ) update at 17:45 UTC on 20-February-2018 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-20 18:46:02]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
Information in this article is going to get outdated quickly. Currently there activity in Nafir volcano in the TFZ has quieted down since yesterday. Only one earthquake with the magnitude 3,0 has been detected since midnight. This earthquake swarm is … Continue reading →

Nafir volcano update (TFZ) at 21:50 UTC 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-19 22:50:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
Information in this article are going go outdated quickly. Here are the latest magnitude updates from the earthquakes this morning as reported by Icelandic Met Office and USGS. Magnitude 4,9 at 05:34 UTC. USGS reports this as mb4,8. Magnitude 5,2 … Continue reading →

Update at 12:03 UTC on earthquake swarm in Nafir volcano, TFZ, 19-February-2018 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-19 13:03:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
Information in this article is going to go outdated quickly. Uncertainty level has been declared in Grímsey island and nearby area due to the strong earthquake activity in the night. Largest earthquake during the night was a magnitude 5,2 the … Continue reading →

Status of the earthquake swarm in Nafir volcano east of Grímsey island in Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ) at 15:53 UTC on 18-February-2018 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-18 16:53:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
Welcome to the longest article title (this might be like this for a while). Information here might go outdated quickly as the situation changes. Currently the earthquake swarm is smaller today (18-February-2018) then yesterday (17-February-2018) with mostly small earthquakes happening. … Continue reading →

Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ) earthquake update at 13:20 UTC on 17-February-2018 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-17 14:20:59]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
Information in this article are going to go outdated quickly. As of the writing of this article total of 1593 earthquakes have happened in last 48 hours in Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ). The reason for this earthquake swarm remains unclear … Continue reading →

Update on earthquake swarm in Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ) at 11:19 UTC 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-16 12:19:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
Information in this article is going to get outdated quickly. When this is written there have been 999 earthquakes in the last 48 hours in the area that is east of Grímsey island when this article is written. Most earthquakes … Continue reading →

Increase in the earthquake activity in TFZ (Tjörnes Fracture Zone) 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-15 16:03:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
Information in this article might get outdated quickly due to fast moving nature of the current earthquake swarm in TFZ. The earthquake swarm that started on 28-January-2018 continues (article here). A strong earthquake swarm started east of Grímsey island almost … Continue reading →

Small earthquake swarm on SISZ 6 km north-east of Selfoss town 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-02-13 11:59:46]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Today (13-February-2018) at around 08:00 UTC a earthquake swarm started in SISZ just 6 km north-east of Selfoss town. This earthquake swarm is currently ongoing. Largest earthquake so far had the magnitude of 2,8 and was felt in Selfoss and … Continue reading →
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