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Sunday, Aug 24, 2014
IMO believes that the two M5 earthquakes that took place under the caldera of Bárðarbunga volcano during the night were caused by adjustments in response to pressure changes in the plumbing / magma storage system of the volcano as magma is moving. ...more [read all]
Updated map showing the location of quakes since the start of the crisis (IMO)
Updated map showing the location of quakes since the start of the crisis (IMO)
Deformation, GPS station at Dyngjuhals (IMO)
Deformation, GPS station at Dyngjuhals (IMO)
The seismic crisis continues to evolve rapidly. Whether an eruption occurred or not yesterday remains uncertain, but seismic activity is intense, and the likelihood of a more significant eruption increases with each day. ...more [read all]
Carbon dioxide emanations at the shore of the Laacher See volcanic lake, Eifel region, Germany
Carbon dioxide emanations at the shore of the Laacher See volcanic lake, Eifel region, Germany
Tremor has dropped again. A magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurred shortly after midnight at 10 km depth. ...more [read all]
Saturday, Aug 23, 2014
Location of today's earthquakes showing the propagation of the intrusion to the north
Location of today's earthquakes showing the propagation of the intrusion to the north
Location of earthquakes since the start of the crisis (red: today) (image: IMO)
Location of earthquakes since the start of the crisis (red: today) (image: IMO)
Bárdarbunga (Iceland): Even if Bárðarbunga's eruption continues and breaks the ice, allowing explosions between magma and water/ice to eject significant amounts of ash, most experts agree that a scenario like the Eyjafjallajökull back in 2010 is unlikely to repeat itself. ...more [read all]
Even if Bárðarbunga's eruption continues and breaks the ice, allowing explosions between magma and water/ice to eject significant amounts of ash, most experts agree that a scenario like the Eyjafjallajökull back in 2010 is unlikely to repeat itself. ...more [read all]

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