Small glacier flood from Mýrdalsjökull glacier

A small glacier flood started from Mýrdalsjökull glacier few days ago. The most risk is from sulphur gases and other gases from the glacier flood that might be concentrated in lower areas. There is also a minor risk of the flood destroying walking path bridges in the area it goes over. This glacier flood might go into Emstruá river and there is the risk of destroying walking path bridges in the area. No other risk is expected from this minor glacier flood from Mýrdalsjökull glacier. This is a normal summer release of hydrothermal water from the glacier. Happens every other year and sometimes every year.

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6 Responses to Small glacier flood from Mýrdalsjökull glacier

  1. Ian says:

    Katla again – still think it’s summer quakes?

  2. Jack McIlveen says:

    Wednesday 13.07.2016 23:07:37 63.613 -19.135 5.0 km 3.5 99.0 4.0 km NNW of Hábunga
    Wednesday 13.07.2016 23:06:04 63.617 -19.127 0.1 km 3.6 99.0 4.3 km NNW of Hábunga
    Wednesday 13.07.2016 23:05:52 63.618 -19.141 0.2 km 3.1 99.0 4.7 km NNW of Hábunga

    Somethings going on up there !!!!!

  3. Porsche928 says:

    Within a couple of minutes. Definitely something’s brewing.

  4. Ian says:

    Been like it for a few weeks now.. The latest being the most potent.

    The last time I saw green stars in katla like that there was a suspected mini eruption that led to a huge glacier flood.

  5. My ISP changed my static IP address again. I don’t know why. But here is the new IP address for those who want to check up on my earthquake counter.

    http://46.32.53.23/mrtg/

  6. Jack McIlveen says:

    More action there:
    Wednesday 13.07.2016 23:07:37 63.613 -19.135 5.0 km 2.8 99.0 4.0 km NNW of Hábunga
    Wednesday 13.07.2016 23:06:04 63.617 -19.127 0.1 km 3.1 99.0 4.3 km NNW of Hábunga
    That 3.1 is very shallow !!

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