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Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
Seismic spectrum over the past 30 days (GeoNet)
Seismic spectrum over the past 30 days (GeoNet)
A swarm of small earthquakes was detected on Thursday near White Island, New Zealand scientists monitoring the volcano reported. The largest event is magnitude 3.3 and was located within 5km of the island. ...more [read all]
Lava flows on the Sciara del Fuoco last evening
Lava flows on the Sciara del Fuoco last evening
Current thermal image of the well-fed lava flows
Current thermal image of the well-fed lava flows
The effusive eruption continues with little changes and no signs of ending soon. The effusion rate is fluctuating, but elevated and the vent feeds two flows that travel down the Sciara in two channels. ...more [read all]
Location of today's earthquakes near Bardarbunga volcano (IMO)
Location of today's earthquakes near Bardarbunga volcano (IMO)
Depth vs time of the recent earthquakes
Depth vs time of the recent earthquakes
The still intense earthquake swarm and deformation continues with little variation. No further eruptive activity has occurred since yesterday's "blitz" eruption. ...more
Eruption at NE crater
Eruption at NE crater
Friday, Aug 29, 2014
Oblique aerial view of the eruptive fissure
Oblique aerial view of the eruptive fissure
Aerial view of the eruptive fissure this night (Iceland Coast Guard)
Aerial view of the eruptive fissure this night (Iceland Coast Guard)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): Two aerial pictures released by the Icelandic Civil Protection showing the eruptive fissure, the spatter ramparts that formed there as well as the new lava flows. ...more [read all]
The first of 3 phreatic explosions at Poás
The first of 3 phreatic explosions at Poás
The third phreatic eruption at the volcano
The third phreatic eruption at the volcano
A series of 3 phreatic explosions occurred at the crater lake after 14:45 local time on Wednesday. The eruptions followed a phase of relative calm during the past months and ejected jets of steam and mud to heights of approx. 100-200 m.
Oblique aerial view of the eruptive fissure
Oblique aerial view of the eruptive fissure
Vertical aerial view onto the eruptive fissure showing the new lava flows
Vertical aerial view onto the eruptive fissure showing the new lava flows
Two aerial pictures released by the Icelandic Civil Protection showing the eruptive fissure, the spatter ramparts that formed there as well as the new lava flows. ...more [read all]

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