This update is going to be slightly shorter than usual because I am sick (I got flu at the moment).
- Over the past two weeks there has been considerable drop in the lava lake.
- Lavafall was seen on new images (in the one of the lava rivers) in Holuhraun yesterday (05-February-2015).
- Earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano continues to drop. It continues to be classified as considerable.
- GPS data show that the area around Bárðarbunga volcano continues to subside towards the volcano.
- The eruption in Holuhraun might end in 5 – 12 months, there is also a chance it might go on for years at low level. There is no way to know for sure.
- Sulfur dioxide pollution continues to be a problem in Iceland. Depending on wind direction. Current release of Sulfur dioxide from the eruption in Holuhraun is from 30.000 tons/day and up to 80.000 tons/day.
Largest earthquake in the past 48 hours was a magnitude 4,9 earthquake in north-east Bárðarbunga volcano. It has now been one month since magnitude 5,0 or larger earthquake took place in Bárðarbunga volcano.
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