Hengill volcano, Iceland: news & activity updates
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Hengill volcano (Iceland) activity update: small earthquake swarms under Hengill volcano caused by pumping of water
Sat, 25 Feb 2012, 11:05Small earthquake swarms occurred at Hengill volcano on 24 and 25 Feb 2012. The seismic activity is thought to be related to the hydrothermal power plane Orkuveita Reykjavíkur which continues to pump down water in this area.
Thu, 19 Jan 2012, 00:01A small earthquake swarm started in Hengill volcano on 17 Jan 2012 in the area of the Orkuveita Reykjavíkur hydrothermal plant that has been pumping down cold water into the ground. So far the largest earthquake is just M2.0 and at depth of around 5 km. Read all