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Earthquake swarm on SW rift zone off Iceland between 9-10 May

Sunday May 12, 2013 17:14 PM | DOOR: T

Map of earthquakes on the submarine Reykjanes Ridge during 9-10 May
Map of earthquakes on the submarine Reykjanes Ridge during 9-10 May
Depth vs time of earthquakes during 9-10 May
Depth vs time of earthquakes during 9-10 May
An earthquake swarm with hundreds of earthquakes up to magnitudes near 4 occurred between 9-10 May at about 10 km depth on the submarine prolongation of the SW rift zone (Reykjanes Ridge). Likely, it was caused by a shallow magmatic intrusion, but there are no reports suggesting a submarine eruption.
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Current seismic recording from Popocatépetl
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): The activity continued to increase over the past days and CENAPRED raised the alert level to Yellow Phase 3 this morning. The volcano has been producing frequent sequences of continuous steam and ash emissions as well as discrete vulcanian-type explosions that throw glowing bombs to several hundred meters distance from the crater and create ash plumes up to about 2 km high. ... [meer...]
Friday, May 10, 2013
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): On 9 May, 28 explosions were noted from the volcano, the largest were at 05:16 and 07:01 am. Incandescence was seen at night. Several periods of harmonic tremor were noted in the reporting period. A gas and steam plume drifted SE. ... [meer...]
Explosion from Popocatépetl this night
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): A significant increase in activity occurred at the volcano. Starting at 19:28 h local time yesterday, volcanic tremor of high amplitude has been recorded for 3.5 hours and accompanied by strong steam and ash emissions creating an eruption column rising 3 km. Explosions ejected incandescent fragments to distances of 700 m from the crater. ... [meer...]
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Mayon (Luzon Island): A sudden (probably phreatic) powerful eruption from the summit crater occurred this morning and killed at least 5 people in camp #2 and wounded 15 others. ... [meer...]

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