Bárdarbunga volcano news & activity updates

Bardarbunga volcano (Iceland): light to moderate earthquake

Mon, 28 Sep 2020, 07:15
07:15 AM | BY: MARTIN
Depth vs time of recent quakes in Iceland (image: VolcanoDiscovery)
Depth vs time of recent quakes in Iceland (image: VolcanoDiscovery)
Location of an earthquake on 27 September at 00:06 local time (image: GEOFON GFZ)
Location of an earthquake on 27 September at 00:06 local time (image: GEOFON GFZ)
The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) recorded an earthquake with magnitude M 4.8 at 9.1 km depth in Bárðarbunga volcano at 00:06 local time yesterday. Few smaller aftershocks have been detected in the area. Tremor has not shown significant variations. The earthquakes of this magnitude (M 4.8) were detected in April and January this year.
Source: Icelandic Met Office volcano activity update 28 September 2020

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Tue, 14 Jul 2020, 08:53
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. ... Read all
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