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Volcanoes Today, 1 Sep 2014: Bardarbunga volcano

Monday Sep 01, 2014 19:00 PM |
Picture of the eruption this morning (image: Gísli Einarsson / RUV)
Picture of the eruption this morning (image: Gísli Einarsson / RUV)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): The fissure eruption on Holuhraun continues with no signs of weakening. Icelandic press now counts as a relatively large effusive eruption, comparable to the Krafla fissure eruptions in 1980-1984.
The active eruption fissure is now around 2 km long and has erupted an estimated 16-25 million cubic meters of lava, covering approx. 3-5 square kilometers.
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...1 Sep:
The fissure eruption is continuing at a stable level with little variation. A curtain of lava fountains up to 70 m high is being erupted above the fissure and pahoehohoe type lava flows are expanding to several kilometers around it, forming a growing flat lava flow field.
The effusion rate along the fissure vent has been estimated to be up to an impressive 1000 cubic meters per second.
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Previous news
View of the eruptive fissure this morning (Mila webcam 2)
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014
Bardarbunga (Iceland): According to local news, the lava flows have already reached more than 3 km distance from the fissure vent. The eruption is much stronger than the previous one on Friday, with up to 10 times lava output. ... [more]
Lava flows on the Sciara del Fuoco last evening
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (30 Aug) 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]
Oblique aerial view of the eruptive fissure
Friday, Aug 29, 2014
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]
Image of one of the ice cauldrons (image: Civil Protection)
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
Bardarbunga (Iceland): No significant changes have occurred today. ... [more]
Thermal image of the upper Sciara del Fuoco of Stromboli
Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The lava flow in the new channel at the eastern side of the Sciara del Fuoco remains well alimented. After a calmer weak, it is now again reaching the sea, at least intermittently. ... [more]

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