Category Archives: Vatnajökull glacier

Minor glacier flood from western Skaftárkatlar cauldron

Few days ago a glacier flood started from western Skaftárkatlar cauldron. Due to how short time it is since last time glacier flood took place from the western cauldron a major glacier flood is not expected. No damage … Continue reading

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Overview of week 44 activity in Iceland

This is a short overview of activity in week 44 in Iceland. Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ) Earthquake swarm took place in TFZ in week 44. Largest earthquake had the magnitude of 3,5 and other earthquakes had the magnitude … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Earthquakes, Magma, Monitoring, Skaftárkatlar cauldron, Swarm, TFZ, Tungnafellsjökull, Vatnajökull glacier, Volcano | 5 Comments

Glacier flood from Skaftárkatlar cauldrons and other updates

This is going to be a short article since I don’t have a time to write a long one. The glacier flood from Skaftárkatlar cauldrons is mostly over. There continues to be a lot of water in rivers … Continue reading

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Glacier flood from Skaftárkatlar cauldrons in Vatnajökull glacier

Yesterday (16-June-2015) a small glacier flood started in Skaftárkatlar cauldrons in Vatnajökull glacier. The glacier flood can go up to 900m³/sec at its largest. The main risk from this glacier flood are the gases released into the air … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano continues to deflate

The eruption in Holuhraun is over and nothing has been happening the crater for the past three weeks. This does not mean the deflation is over in Bárðarbunga volcano. Currently Bárðarbunga volcano continues to deflate at the rate … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano update for 9-January-2015

This is a short update about the eruption in Bárðarbunga volcano. Not much has changed since the update on Wednesday 7-Januar-2015. If there was an drop in the eruption, it was temporary and the eruption in Holuhraun has … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Caldera, Deflation, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Eruptions, Fissures, Gas, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Holuhraun, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, SO2, Swarm, Vatnajökull glacier, Volcano | 66 Comments

Bárðarbunga volcano update Monday 3-November-2014

The eruption in Holuhraun continued last weekend as it has been doing for the past two months. No change happened. Due to bad weather this weekend it was difficult to monitor what was happening in Holuhraun. The eruption … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Caldera, Collapse, Donations, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Eruptions, Fissures, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Mountain, SO2, Swarm, Vatnajökull glacier, Volcano | 137 Comments

Bárðarbunga volcano update for Wednesday 29-October-2014

Today (29-October-2014) marks the two months since the second eruption in Holuhraun started. Currently the eruption is ongoing with no signs of stopping, it is erupting about the same power since Monday, the eruption power is less than … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano daily update for 22-October-2014

Donations: Please remember to support my work with donations or by using Amazon to buy stuff or streaming service from them. Thanks for the support. 🙂 Bárðarbunga volcano eruption in Holuhraun has not changed much from yesterday. Latest … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Caldera, Collapse, Donations, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Eruptions, Fissures, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Inflation, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Vatnajökull glacier, Volcano, Webicorders | 86 Comments

Bárðarbunga daily update for 6-October-2014

This information is going to get outdated quickly. Bad weather Bad weather is expected in Iceland for the next few days. Storm can be expected to take place. I am not sure on the details. Check Icelandic Met … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Caldera, Collapse, Dyke intrusions, Earthquakes, Eruptions, Glacier flood, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Inflation, Lava, Magma, Monitoring, Mountain, Swarm, Tremor plots, Vatnajökull glacier, Volcano, Weather, Wind | 94 Comments