Category Archives: Glacier flood

Update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes at 22:21 UTC

This is a short update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes. This information is going to get outdated quickly. I am not going to use pictures from now on (in most cases), since the situation now is complex and … Continue reading

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Update on Bárðarbunga and Askja volcanoes at 13:34 UTC

This is a none picture update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes. The reason for this none picture update is that I haven’t had time to work on the images yet. This is the first time this has happened … Continue reading

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Unclear what is happening in Bárðarbunga volcano

This information is going to get outdated extremely fast. Earthquake activity remains high. Cauldron have formed in Vatnajökull glacier just SE and SSE of Bárðarbunga volcano. The cauldrons are 4 to 6 km long and about 1 km … 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 This information is going to get outdated quickly.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

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Caldera, Collapse, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, Glacier flood, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Magma, Monitoring, Mountain, Swarm, Volcano | 95 Comments

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 Due to ever changing nature of this events this information is going to get outdated quickly.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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Short update Bárðarbunga volcano at 17:52 UTC

This is a short update on current status on Bárðarbunga volcano. Uncertainty level has been declared on Bárðarbunga volcano and it status has been raised to yellow. There are fluxuation in earthquake activity, this is normal since earthquake … Continue reading

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Unconfirmed eruption in Bárðarbunga volcano

This information is going to get outdated quickly as more information is collected on this activity. During all last week (Week 33) there has been a minor earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano. No other activity followed this minor … Continue reading

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Earthquake swarm in Katla volcano

Few days ago the uncertainty level around glacier rivers that come from Mýrdalsjökull glacier have been cancelled. However the area remains dangerous due to gases that might collect in pockets in low lying areas. So it is not … Continue reading

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Lower conductivity detected in glacier rivers from Mýrdalsjökull glacier (Katla volcano)

Today (12-July-2014) it was reported in the news that conductivity in rivers coming from Mýrdalsjökull glacier are showing signs of less conductivity and lower water levels. There is still an uncertainty level in effects around this area, since … Continue reading

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Uncertainty level declared at Katla volcano

Today (8-July-2014) a uncertainty level was declared at Katla volcano. This means that people should be aware of the activity that is now taking place in Katla volcano. The most dangerous areas at the moment are the glacier … Continue reading

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