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Subject: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Kverkfj=F6ll?= Volcano activite update notice #1
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?J=F3n_Fr=EDmann?= jonfr@.........
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 02:14:08 +0000
This is my first offical volcano update notice on a possible eruption in
Iceland. It appears that the volcano system Kverkfj=F6ll is on the move,
but there has been a series of small earthquakes in the Kverkfj=F6ll
fissure swarm. There have been many small earthquakes recorded, most of
them happen at the depth of ~20 km, but the depth is down to 1 km. But
since the swarm started six months ago. Icelandic Met office has recored
about ~2000 earthquakes at the location, but the location is called
"Upptyppinga", but that are a mountin far as I can tell. IMO has
incresed it's survilance of the area.
I will send out a new upate notice on the activie soon as I know more.
Here are information on the volcano.
I have recored few earthquakes from that area, but the strongest onces
did go up to ~2.7M. But most of the earthquakes are mag -1.0 to 2.7 at
20 to 1 km depth.
This notice is based on a news I did see on a Icelandic news web. I am
going to collect more info tomorrow (Monday).
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