Category Archives: Magma

Eruption has started on the fissure swarm

Eruption has started in the dyke area. The eruption appears clearly on Míla web camera. It can be viewed here. More details later.

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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 This information is going to get outdated quickly.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

Posted in Askja, Bárðarbunga, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, Glacier flood, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Vatnajökull glacier, Volcano | 13 Comments

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This information is going to get outdated extremely fast.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 volcano update at 00:31 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. This is the short update on status on the activity in Bárðarbungu volcano. Current activity is mostly unchanged. Earthquake activity remains high  and there are around 1000 earthquakes every 24 … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano update at 20:49 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. Minor spelling note. It appears that dike is spelled with a simple “i” not a “y”. Information on what volcano dyke is can be found here on USGS website. Added: … Continue reading

Posted in Askja, Bárðarbunga, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, GPS data, GPS Monitoring, Harmonic tremors, Magma, Monitoring, Swarm, Tungnafellsjökull, Volcano | 71 Comments

Short update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 12:07 UTC

This is a short update on Bárðarbunga volcano. Due to the fast change that is now taking place in Bárðarbunga volcano this information is going to get outdated quickly. Earthquake activity now is extremely dense. With 3 to … Continue reading

Posted in Bárðarbunga, Dike intrusions, Earthquakes, Harmonic tremors, Inflation, Magma, Monitoring, Mountain, Swarm, Volcano, Webicorders | 189 Comments

Smallest of eruptions so far (Bárðarbunga update at 20:43 UTC)

This is a short update and this information might go outdated quickly. It appears that the eruption that took place in Bárðarbunga volcano was a minor one. It also looks like that the eruption was so small that … Continue reading

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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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