Reykjanes Peninsula (Iceland): intense seismic activity, uplift reaches 2.5 cm
Fri, 20 May 2022, 03:1103:11 AM | BY: MARTIN
The ground deformation at Reykjanes Peninsula continues to inflate.
Significant ground uplift around Svartsengi during 7-19 May (image: IMO)
New interferometric (InSAR) data from Sentinel-1 confirmed that the ground uplift around Svartsengi area has amounted approx. 2-2.5 cm during 7-19 May.
Wed, 18 May 2022, 17:51
Reykjanes volcano (Reykjanes Peninsula) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 11 May-17 May 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)
The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police declared a level of “uncertainty” for the Reykjanes Peninsula on 15 May, noting that the declaration meant that responders and agencies were to review their preparedness plans in response to recent increases in seismicity and deformation. IMO raised the Aviation Color Code for Reykjanes to Yellow on 16 May, stating that more than 3,000 earthquakes had been detected near Eldvörp in the Reykjanes/Svartsengi volcanic system during the past week. Nine earthquakes above M 3 and two earthquakes above M 4 were recorded during 15-16 May; the largest event was a M 4.3 which was recorded at 1738 on 15 May. ... Read all
Tue, 17 May 2022, 03:34
Reykjanes Peninsula (Iceland): ground deformation started, likelihood of new batch of magma at shallow levels
The IMO's GPS and InSAR instruments detected onset of a new uplift, located west of Thorbjörn at 4-5 km depth. ... Read all