News Tagged with “Bárðarbunga”

A map showing the earthquakes last night.

Earthquake measuring 4.3 in Bárðarbunga

22 Mar Last night an earthquake of the magnitude 4.3 was detected in the southern part of the Bárðarbunga caldera followed by several aftershocks. No signs of volcanic eruption says the Iceland Met Office.


Two earthquakes over 4 detected in Bárðarbunga

20 Dec Two earthquakes occurred at Bárðarbunga last night, both at a magnitude of over 4 on the Richter scale.

The Bárðarbunga caldera is located under Vatnajökull glacier, Europe's largest glacier.

Four large earthquakes in Iceland’s most powerful volcano

27 Oct The largest earthquakes to hit Bárðarbunga since the 2014 eruption occurred late last night.

The green stars show where the earthquakes were detected.

Earthquakes detected in both Grímsey and Bárðarbunga last night

6 Oct Several earthquakes were measured at Grímsey island north of Iceland last night as well as at Bárðarbunga but according to the Iceland Met Office there is no sign of volcanic unrest.


Swarm of earthquakes in Bárðarbunga

7 Sep A swarm of earthquakes began in Bárðarbunga at 02:15 am last night when a quake of a magnitude of 4.1 was measured in the northern part of the caldera.

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.

Bárðarbunga erupted in 2014- 2015.

Earthquake in Bárðarbunga this morning

6 Jan 2017 An earthquake of the magnitude 3.3 originating in the South East Bárðarbunga cauldera was measured this morning at 11:10.

No volcanic activity was however detected.

Earthquake today in Bárðarbunga

30 Aug 2016 An earthquake of the magnitude 3.8 was measured 5.7 kilometres North East of Bárðarbunga at 1.30 pm today.

Bárðarbunga lies under Iceland's famous Vatnajökull glacier.

Magnitude 4.4 quake strikes Iceland’s Bárðarbunga

20 May 2016 At 7:11am this morning, Iceland’s Bárðarbunga volcano was hit by a magnitude 4.4 tremor – the largest since the volcano last stopped erupting in February 2015.

Bárðarbunga last erupted August 2014-February 2015.

Size 4.2 quake hits Iceland’s Bárðarbunga volcano

8 Apr 2016 A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck the Bárðarbunga volcano – under Iceland’s famous Vatnajökull glacier – just after midnight last night.

Continuing seismic activity at Bárðarbunga.

Another earthquake in Bárðarbunga

14 Jan 2016 An earthquake of 3.3 was detected in Bárðarbunga at 8.13 pm last night.

Photo: Þórður Arnar Þórðarson

Bárðarbunga quakes “not uncommon”

5 Jan 2016 Further consecutive tremors at Iceland’s Bárðarbunga volcano are not necessarily a sign of anything significant, say experts from the Icelandic Met Office.


Bárðarbunga continues to rumble

26 Dec 2015 Seismic activity at Bárðarbunga has been on the rise since mid-September, likely indicating a build-up of magma in the caldera.

Bárðarbunga erupting last year.

Two 3+ quakes at Bárðarbunga

21 Dec 2015 There are ever clearer signs – including seismic activity – that magma is building up underneath the Barðarbunga caldera.

Holuhraun in December 2014.

Eyes back on Bárðarbunga

17 Nov 2015 Monitoring by the Icelandic Met Office has recently revealed significantly greater seismic activity than any time since the 2014-15 eruption in the adjacent Holuhraun lava field.

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