Category Archives: News

New study shows that ash cloud in Eyjafjallajökull and Grímsfjall volcanoes eruptions larger then expected

It was reported on Rúv News today about a new study that came out few days ago. In this study according to Rúv News the ash cloud from Eyjafjallajökull (2010) and Grímsfjall (2011) volcanoes where larger then appeared on satellite … Continue reading

Posted in Ash, Ash cloud, Eyjafjallajökull, Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall, News | 8 Comments

Earthquake swarm on Reykjanes Ridge on 19th of May, increased volcano monitoring in Iceland and more

I am sorry for lack of blog posts for the past few days, the reasons for this lack of blog post is that it has been quiet in Iceland for past two weeks. Money issues have also been heavy on … Continue reading

Posted in Donations, Earthquakes, Iceland, Monitoring, News, Reykjanes Ridge, Website | 1 Comment

New media hype over Katla volcano

There apparently is a new media hype over Katla volcano in the British press. This time around it is from BBC News. The news in question claims that a eruption in Katla volcano is going to have a global impact. … Continue reading

Posted in Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, News, Volcano | 41 Comments

Website news for December 2011

Here are the website news for December 2011. Name change for the blog in the beginning of January 2012 Since I now cover Spain and Canary Islands. A name change is needed for this blog. That name change is going … Continue reading

Posted in Donations, Geophone network, News, Support, Website | 32 Comments

Bogus news story going around about Katla volcano

There is a bogus news story about Katla volcano. The bogus news are that Katla volcano is just few days from erupting. This is wrong. At the moment there are no signs that Katla volcano is about to erupt. There … Continue reading

Posted in Iceland, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, News, Quiet, Volcano | 140 Comments

Website news for November 2011

This is the first official website news for Iceland volcano and earthquake blog for November 2011. The purpose of this web site news is to tell people what is going on with me [Jón Frímann] and this web site that … Continue reading

Posted in Donations, News, Support, Website | 403 Comments

New video of Fimmvörðuháls craters and lava fields

Rúv News continues to show small bits of the area on Fimmvörðuháls that did erupt last year (2010) with lava fountains and Hawaiian type eruption. It has been over one year since the eruption in Fimmvörðuháls took place. But the … Continue reading

Posted in Eyjafjallajökull, Fimmvörðuháls, News, Volcano | 49 Comments

New video of Eyjafjallajökull volcano crater

Tonight Rúv did show a new video of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano crater area. But the Rúv News team accompanied the scientist up too the top of Eyjafjallajökull volcano in order too view the crater that is there, and the lave … Continue reading

Posted in Eyjafjallajökull, Monitoring, News, Video, Volcano | 40 Comments

How to get Icelandic media in a case of a eruption in Iceland

When a eruption starts in Iceland. All media in Iceland covers it. Both in there news web sites and on the radio stations on the internet that publish information in english and other languages if needed. Here is a list … Continue reading

Posted in Icelandic Media, Monitoring, News, Pictures, Video, Volcano News | 2 Comments

Update on the crack in Þingvellir (Thingvellir), Almannagjá fissure

Tonight Rúv did have a news about the fissure that did open up in Þingvellir (Thingvellir) few weeks ago. Now scientists have started to explore this new fissure. So far they have measured that it is about 10 meters deep. … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Fissures, News, Thingvellir | 2 Comments