Bárdarbunga volcano news & activity updates

Bardarbunga volcano (Iceland): seismic unrest yesterday

Tue, 14 Jul 2020, 08:53
08:53 AM | BY: MARTIN
Depth vs time of recent quakes in Iceland (image: Volcano Discovery)
Depth vs time of recent quakes in Iceland (image: Volcano Discovery)
On 13 July at 23:41 local time Icelandic Met Office (IMO) recorded an earthquake with magnitude M 3.0 at 2.4 km depth beneath the SE caldera. In one hour later an earthquake M 3.3 occurred in similar location. Last time an M 3.0 or larger earthquake occurred about a month ago.
Earthquakes of this magnitude are common in the area.
Source: Icelandic Met Office volcano activity update 14 July 2020

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Mon, 15 Jun 2020, 14:22
On 14 June at 16:32 local time an earthquake with magnitude M 3.4 was detected by the seismic network in the Bardarbunga caldera, one aftershock of M 1.2 followed. Tremor has not shown significant variations. Read all
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