At the end of chapter 51 of Gylfaginning , High describes how the gods caught and bound Loki. But when the bowl becomes full, she must leave to empty it, and then Loki is burned by the acidic liquid and he writhes in extreme pain, causing the earth to shake and resulting in what we know as an earthquake. Heimskringla: History of the Kings of Norway. Norse goddess associated with bowhunting, skiing, winter, and mountains. Views Read Edit View history. From Myth to Fiction: the Saga of Hadingus. Dictionary of Northern Mythology. University of Massachusetts Press. Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.