Author Archives: Jón Frímann

Minor eruption confirmed in Bárðarbunga volcano

Short update. This information is going to get outdated quickly. A small eruption has started in Bárðarbunga volcano. So far this is just a minor eruption. So far the eruption is under the glacier. I am going to … Continue reading

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Possible eruption in Bárðarbunga volcano

This is early information and it might be wrong! Eruption might not be taking place and this might be a trick of magma movement underground. It is hard to be sure in this case until a visual confirmation … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano update at 21:11 UTC

This is a short update. I am still a little sick (sigh) so it’s a bit hard for me to work properly. Information here is going to get outdated quickly and without warning. Few short points on current … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga caldera possibly lowering

This is a short no-picture update on the status in Bárðarbunga volcano. This information is going to get outdated quickly. There are now clues that Bárðarbunga volcano caldera is getting lower. While there are no signs of imminent … Continue reading

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Update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 15:29 UTC

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Update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 14:37 UTC

This is a short update on Bárðarbunga volcano activity. Little has changed since yesterday (18-August-2014) in Bárðarbunga volcano. Earthquake activity has been moving east and north-east since yesterday but continues at same rate as before. It is not … Continue reading

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Orange alert level declared for Bárðarbunga volcano

This is short update on Bárðarbunga volcano. Due to ever changing nature of this events this information is going to get outdated quickly. Icelandic Met Office has moved the warning level for air traffic up to Orange level … Continue reading

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Magnitude 3,3 earthquake in Kverkfjöll volcano

A minor earthquake swarm took place in Kverkfjöll volcano today (17-August-2014). This earthquake swarm might have been triggered by the earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano that is next to it, that is however not confirmed and can be … Continue reading

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Update on activity in Bárðarbunga at 18:13 UTC

This is a update on the activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. This information might get outdated quickly as things change. Earthquake activity continues in Bárðarbunga volcano with no signs of stopping. Since midnight the total earthquake count for Iceland … Continue reading

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Short update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 02:12 UTC

This is a short update on Bárðarbunga volcano activity. Earthquake activity continues in Bárðarbunga volcano and shows no signs of slowing down. Two swarms have appeared in Bárðarbunga volcano system. One is at location called Kistufell, while the … Continue reading

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