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Volcanoes Today, 16 Sep 2014: Bardarbunga volcano
Tuesday Sep 16, 2014 17:00 PM |
The lava flow field at Holurhaun on 13 Sep
: Eruptive activity at the Holuhraun fissure is decreasing and many believe that it might end within some days. This does not necessarily mean that the eruption & crisis is over, however, but could be just a pause.
We have posted sets of photos from our recent visit
during 12-13 Sep. ... [read more]...16 Sep:
Monday, Sep 15, 2014
: The eruption continues with little changes. Fountaining is now limited to the central vent on the main fissure. The southernmost vent, still active on Friday, stopped erupting yesterday. ...
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014
: The eruption continues at similar levels as during the previous days. IMO estimates the volume of lava erupted so far to be at least 200 million cu m, and the surface covered by it 24.5 square km. The lava flows continue to travel eastwards into Jökulsá á Fjöllum river. ...
Friday, Sep 12, 2014
: The eruption continues with little variations. We flew over the fissure and could observe lava fountains still going strong from the main vents on the active fissure. ...
Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
: The eruption at Holuhraun continues at similar intensity. It appears that the lava output is now balancing the magma influx at depth, most of which seems to be draining from the reservoir underneath the Bárdarbunga caldera, which reacts by subsidence. ...
Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
: No significant changes have occurred. The eruptive activity at Holuhraun continues at similar levels as during the previous days. Lava fountains were strong from the central vents on the main fissure this morning. ...
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