News Tagged with “Earthquakes”

No eruption on the cards for Katla, at least not for the time being.

No eruption : Alert code for Katla changed back to green

1 Aug Katla, Iceland's most powerful volcano has been moved from yellow back to green. This means that volcanic activity has subsided and that there are no signs of an impending eruption.

Múlakvísl this morning.

All quiet on the Southern front: Nothing happening at Katla and Múlakvísl

30 Jul There are no news from Múlakvísl glacial river and the Katla volcano in Southern Iceland. No earthquakes were measured in Mýrdalsjökull glacier, where Katla looms beneath, and everything points to the glacial river flood being mostly over.

The Múlakvísl river this morning.

People warned to stay away from Múlakvísl river and great odour of sulphur rising

29 Jul The glacial outburst flood at Múlakvísl in South Iceland has reached a peak. Electrical conductivity is now measured around 580 µS/cm and has increased rapidly the last hour, according to an announcement from the Icelandic Met Office. People are warned to stay away from the area.

An earthquake of the magnitude of 3 occurred at Katla just after midnight.

Katla, Iceland's most powerful volcano moved to yellow alert

29 Jul Following tremors last night at Katla in South Iceland and a glacial river flood in Múlakvísl, the Icelandic Met Office has raised the status of the famous volcano on its ‘Aviation Colour Code Map for Icelandic Volcanic Systems’ from green to yellow.

The green stars show the largest earthquakes that occurred in the swarm.

Earthquake measuring 3.2 this morning in Reykjanes

28 Jul The earthquake swarm in the Reykjanes peninsula is on the decrease, as reported yesterday, with the largest earthquake in the last 24 hours measured at 3.2 this morning at 05:56.

Reykjanes is an area of great geothermal power.

Over 500 earthquakes in Reykjanes swarm

27 Jul The swarm of earthquakes that originate in Fagradalsfjall mountain on the Reykjanes peninsula are on the decreased. A few earthquakes occurred this morning but they're diminishing.

Katla is an active volcano underneath the Mýrdalsjökull ice cap.

Earthquake measuring 4.5 at Katla, Iceland's most powerful volcano

27 Jul To top of today's series of earthquakes, a quake measuring 4.5 occurred at the mother of all volcanoes in Iceland, Katla tonight. Another earthquake measuring 3.2 occurred a little later. Both eruptions were felt in nearby areas.

Bárðarbunga is  a stratovolcano located under Vatnajökull, Iceland's largest glacier.

Three earthquakes at Bárðarbunga this morning

1 Jun This morning, three earthquakes over the magnitude of 3 occured in Bárðarbunga at a five minute interval.

The earthquake epicenter is market with a green star, about 30 km west of Mt. Hekla Volcano and near the Þjórsá river riverbed.

Earthquake of 4,4 magnitude hits South Iceland

6 May An earthquake of 4,4 magnitude hit South Iceland shortly after 12 noon today. Smaller quakes were also felt.


Earthquakes measured this morning in Iceland

8 Mar A short bout of earthquakes occurred in the southern part of the Bárðarbunga caldera last night in Iceland. The largest earthquakes were measured at a magnitude of 3.9 and 4.

Bárðarbunga erupted in 2014- 2015.

Earthquake in Bárðarbunga this morning

6 Jan An earthquake of the magnitude 3.3 originating in the South East Bárðarbunga cauldera was measured this morning at 11:10.

Katla volcano in South Iceland.

Earthquake in Iceland’s Katla volcano

5 Jan An earthquake of magnitude 3,5 took place this morning in Katla, one of Iceland’s largest volcanoes.

Hjalteyri, where the earthquakes originated.

Earthquake shakes North Iceland

19 Dec .An earthquake measuring 3.5 occurred in North Iceland this morning and was felt distinctly by many inhabitants of Akureyri. According to the Iceland Met Office its origins were south of Grenivík at a depth of twelve kilometres.

Bárðarbunga,  a stratovolcano located under Vatnajökull, Iceland's most extensive glacier.

Earthquake at Bárðarbunga last night

27 Oct An earthquake of a magnitude of 3.5 was detected 2.9 km East-South-East of Bárðarbunga, where the 2014- 2015 eruption occurred.

LATEST Katla update: “Seismic episode over”

3 Oct The Scientific Advisory Board of Iceland’s Civil Protection Department met this morning to discuss the seismic activity at South Iceland’s Katla volcano which began last Thursday.


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