Category Archives: Volcano ash

What to expect from Bárðarbunga volcano

I am writing this now, since I might not have time to do so on Monday. Updates are going to continue to go here until Monday. Unless something major happens. The collapse of Bárðarbunga volcano The collapse of … Continue reading

Posted in Ash, Ash cloud, Bárðarbunga, Caldera, Collapse, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Eruptions, Fissures, Glacier flood, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Inflation, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Mountain, Swarm, Tremor plots, Vatnajökull glacier, Volcano, Volcano ash | 369 Comments

Eruption update at 15:24 UTC

This is a short update on the eruption north of Vatnajökull glacier. The eruption has its origin in Bárðarbunga volcano. This information is going to get outdated quickly. North end of the eruption fissure is in an area … Continue reading

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Deep earthquake in Eyjafjallajökull volcano

On 11.09.2012 at 10:24 UTC there was an deep earthquake in Eyjafjallajökull volcano. The magnitude of this earthquake was 0.8. It had the depth of 14.9 km. But that is among the deepest that happens in Eyjafjallajökull volcano. … Continue reading

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More fine ash in the volcano ash cloud from Eyjafjallajökull volcano eruption then predicted (2010)

Rúv News had an interesting news bit about Eyjafjallajökull volcano this evening. It was about the eruption that took place in the year 2010. While Europe did not get a lot of volcano ash as expected. The amount … Continue reading

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General update for Katla volcano and El Hierro voclano

This is a general update for Katla volcano and El Hierro volcano. Katla volcano, Iceland During the weekend there was a minor dike intrusion into Katla volcano caldera. The largest earthquake in this earthquake swarm was a ML2.1 … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, El Hierro, Eruptions, Fissures, Harmonic tremors, Hydrothermal, Iceland, Inflation, Katla / Mýrdalsjökull, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm, Volcano, Volcano ash | 206 Comments

El Hierro volcano enters Surtsey eruption phase

This is a short blog post about latest events. *** Earlier tonight a Surtey eruption started in El Hierro volcano. Before this phase did start there has been increased harmonic tremor on seismometers that are located on El … Continue reading

Posted in Canary Islands, Dyke intrusions, El Hierro, Eruptions, Fissures, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Hydrothermal, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Spain, Swarm, Tremor plots, Volcano, Volcano ash | 342 Comments

New pictures of Eyjafjallajökull Gígujökull glacier lava field

Rúv News has just published new pictures of Eyjafjallajökull volcano. The pictures are from Fimmvörðuháls lava field and the lava field that is in Gígujökull glacier. But in that area a lava flow did take place during the … Continue reading

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Eruption in Grímsfjall volcano is over

According to the news at the eruption in Grímsfjall volcano did end at 07:00 UTC on the 28. May 2011. But that was when the last harmonic tremor was seen on Icelandic Met Office SIL stations. There … Continue reading

Posted in Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall, Harmonic tremors, Inflation, Volcano, Volcano ash | 88 Comments

Eruption in Grímsvötn appears to be over (hopefully correct this time around)

It appears that the eruption in Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall volcano is over or is about to end, but authorities in Iceland might not declare the eruption over until after next weekend. No ash plume has been observed for … Continue reading

Posted in Earthquakes, Eruptions, Grímsvötn / Grímsfjall, Inflation, Magma, Monitoring, Volcano, Volcano ash | 67 Comments

Explosions are still taking place in Grímsvötn crater

While the activity has almost stopped in Grímsfjall volcano, but there are still explosions taking place in Grímsvötn lake where the eruption took place due to magma going up, explosions take place all over the fissure at random … Continue reading

Posted in Ash cloud, Deflation, Earthquakes, Eruptions, GPS data, Magma, Monitoring, Volcano, Volcano ash | 94 Comments