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Posts treating: "earthquakes"

Saturday, 16 June 2018

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Earthquake off the coast of Siglufjörður village 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-06-16 01:35:25]  recommend  recommend this post  (46 visits) info
A single magnitude 3,5 earthquake has happened off the coast of Siglufjörður village. At the moment this is the only earthquake that has been detected so far. The earthquake off the coast of Siglufjörður village (green star). Copyright of this … Continue reading →

Earthquake activity in Tindfjallajökull volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-06-11 23:12:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
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 … Continue reading →

Earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-05-30 01:41:46]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Yesterday (29-May-2018) there was a minor increase in earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano. The increase in earthquake activity was mostly in line with what has been happening in recent months. The earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano. Copyright of this image … Continue reading →

Minor earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes ridge 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-05-26 16:16:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
During the night of 26-May-2018 a minor earthquake swarm took place on the Reykjanes ridge. This earthquake swarm looks tectonic in nature. Only few earthquakes happened this time around and overall this earthquake swarm was small in number of earthquakes. … Continue reading →

Fresh earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-05-10 20:19:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
During the night of 10-May-2018 an earthquake swarm took place in Öræfajökull volcano. This was not a large earthquake swarm as is common for Öræfajökull volcano. Less than a dozen earthquake happened this time around. At the moment there doesn’t … Continue reading →

Earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-05-06 17:30:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Yesterday (05-May-2018) and today (06-May-2018) a earthquake swarm took place in Öræfajökull volcano. In yesterday earthquake swarm the largest earthquake had a magnitude of 1,5 and most other earthquakes had magnitude lower than 1,0. In today earthquake swarm largest magnitude … Continue reading →

Magma making earthquakes on Hawaii 

Highly Allochthonous [2018-05-06 04:56:26]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
Volcanic happenings are afoot on the Big Island of Hawaii. To be clear, Kilauea has been erupting continuously since 1983, but activity has waxed and waned. The last few weeks have definitely seen an uptick in unrest, with inflation and … Continue reading →

Minor earthquake swarm in Hengill volcano (Raufarhólshellir cave) 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-05-03 00:34:09]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Since yesterday (01-Maí-2018) has been a minor earthquake swarm in Hengill volcano in area of Raufarhólshellir cave. Largest earthquake had a magnitude of 2,9 (at 03:46 UTC) and all other earthquakes that happened were smaller in magnitude. Most common magnitude … Continue reading →

Small earthquake swarm in Katla volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-04-27 00:41:09]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
On 25-April-2018 and on 26-April-2018 small earthquake swarm took place in Katla volcano. The earthquake activity took place in the south part of the Katla volcano caldera. The earthquake activity in Katla volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic … Continue reading →

Earthquake activity in Öræfajökull and Tungnafellsjökull volcanoes 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-04-24 20:10:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
This article contains information about two volcanoes. There is currently also a lot of earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. But that is going to be a different article if needed. Öræfajökull volcano At the moment there is a continuous minor … Continue reading →

Minor earthquake swarm in Torfajökull volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2018-04-20 22:42:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 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  (81 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  (2 visits) 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  (5 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  (3 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  (88 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  (7 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  (7 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  (5 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  (26 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 →
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