Category Archives: Fissures

Friday update on Bárðarbunga volcano

This information is going to get outdated quickly. This is also a Friday update and that means I won’t write new articles during the weekend. I am just going update this one with latest information. New article is … Continue reading

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Daily Bárðarbunga volcano update on 18-September-2014

This information is going to get outdated quickly. Current status on Bárðarbunga volcano at 20:36 UTC Largest earthquakes in Bárðarbunga yesterday (17-September-2014) was a magnitude 5,2. Largest earthquake today (18-September-2014) was a magnitude 5,3. Other earthquakes have been … Continue reading

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Bárðarbunga volcano daily update 17-September-2014

This information is going to go outdated quickly. Current status in Bárðarbunga volcano at 16:36 UTC The largest earthquake in past 24 hours took place yesterday (16-September-2014) at 21:34 UTC. It had the magnitude of 5,4. The largest … Continue reading

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Daily update on Bárðarbunga volcano, 15-September-2014

This information is going to get outdated quickly. Current status at 12:59 UTC Largest earthquake so far is a magnitude 5,4 that took place at 08:04 UTC. Caldera has so far dropped 45 cm of today. Largest drop … Continue reading

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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

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Current status on Bárðarbunga volcano at 19:30 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. Current status on Bárðarbunga volcano There are now two lava lakes (at least) in the fissure that has been erupting in Holuhraun. The eruption has not yet stopped, but it … Continue reading

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Update on Bárðarbunga eruption at 17:32 UTC

This information is going to get outdated quickly. A short notice: While I know a lot about volcanoes, earthquakes and such things. I do not know everything. I have read many science papers on the subject. But I … Continue reading

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Rift valley has formed south of the eruption in Holuhraun lava field

This information is going to get outdated quickly. This is current events in Báðarbunga volcano. Rift valley has formed south of the eruption. Part of this rift valley is not under the glacier. Most of this rift valley … Continue reading

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Update on earthquake swarm in Herðubreiðartögl on 9-May-2014

This is a short update for the earthquake swarm in Herðubreiðartögl on the 9-May-2014. For the past 24 hours there has been drop in activity and no earthquake has been over magnitude 2,0. Activity continues but a lot … Continue reading

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Interesting earthquake activity in Hamarinn volcano

Over the past few days interesting earthquake activity has been taking place in Hamarinn volcano. The earthquakes have been aligning along two east-west lines. Possibly an fissure in the volcano. I am not sure why this is happening, … Continue reading

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