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Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
Satellite image from 22 Sep, showing the 2 main lava flows from the Holuhraun eruption (image: Institute of Earth Sciences. Landsat 8, NASA & USGS)
Satellite image from 22 Sep, showing the 2 main lava flows from the Holuhraun eruption (image: Institute of Earth Sciences. Landsat 8, NASA & USGS)
Lava flow map as of 20 Sep (Institute of Earth Sciences)
Lava flow map as of 20 Sep (Institute of Earth Sciences)
The fissure eruption in Holuhraun continues with similar intensity as during the past days and shows no sign of stopping soon. The latest satellite images indicate that the lava now flows into two main branches, one (the older one) to the north and a new one to the east. ...more [read all]
Crater of La Fossa volcano (Vulcano, Eolian Islands)
Crater of La Fossa volcano (Vulcano, Eolian Islands)
Monday, Sep 22, 2014
Subsidence of the Bárdarbunga caldera during the past days; note the drop associated with the latest M5 quake (IMO)
Subsidence of the Bárdarbunga caldera during the past days; note the drop associated with the latest M5 quake (IMO)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): (21 Sep) A magnitude 5.4 earthquake under the caldera earlier today was associated with an abrupt drop of 20 cm! The following graph shows the ongoing subsidence during the past 3 days (1.5 m): ...more [read all]
Explosion from Sakurajima (Japan) at 14:54 UTC (27 Sep 2013)
Explosion from Sakurajima (Japan) at 14:54 UTC (27 Sep 2013)
Slamet volcano (West Java, Indonesia) seen from Bambangan village on the east flank.
Slamet volcano (West Java, Indonesia) seen from Bambangan village on the east flank.
Sunday, Sep 21, 2014
Subsidence of the Bárdarbunga caldera during the past days; note the drop associated with the latest M5 quake (IMO)
Subsidence of the Bárdarbunga caldera during the past days; note the drop associated with the latest M5 quake (IMO)
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake under the caldera earlier today was associated with an abrupt drop of 20 cm! The following graph shows the ongoing subsidence during the past 3 days (1.5 m):

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