Askja volcano (Central Iceland) activity update: increased number of earthquakes

Wed, 26 Sep 2012, 08:25
08:25 AM | BY: T
Location of recent quakes (Sep 2012) at and near Askja volcano
Location of recent quakes (Sep 2012) at and near Askja volcano
Time and depth of quakes (Sep 2012) near Askja
Time and depth of quakes (Sep 2012) near Askja
An increased number of earthquakes can be noted beneath Askja volcano during recent weeks. A shallow M2 quake occurred early this morning at 07:29 GMT.

Previous news

Fri, 10 Aug 2012, 09:02
Rising tremor at Askja volcano
Askja volcano in Iceland shows increased signs of unrest including higher than background levels of tremor, as Diana Barnes remarked on VolcanoCafe. ... Read all
Wed, 16 May 2012, 16:15
Earthquake swarm near the Askja caldera on 14-15 May 2012 (Icelandic Met Office)
A small seismic swarm occurred on 14-15 May near the Askja caldera in central Iceland, just southwest of Herðubreið volcano. ... Read all
Wed, 4 Apr 2012, 20:11
Some news has appeared about a sudden warming of the Askja volcano caldera lake. It seems that a melt of ice in the caldera lake started in the beginning of March and by the end of March, the lake was completely ice free. ... Read all
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