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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
The lava flow field at Holurhaun on 13 Sep
Bardarbunga (Iceland): 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.
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...16 Sep:

Previous news
Lava fountains on the main fissure at the Holuhraun eruption this evening (Mila webcam)
Monday, Sep 15, 2014
Bardarbunga (Iceland): 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. ... [more]
Powerful explosion of at Slamet volcano on 12 Sep, showering the whole upper cone with lavva bombs, seen from the village of Sigedong (image: Fariz Azki Maulana via Volcano Alert / Culture Volcan)
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014
Bardarbunga (Iceland): 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. ... [more]
Lava fountains from the main vent at Holuhraun this afternoon
Friday, Sep 12, 2014
Bardarbunga (Iceland): 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. ... [more]
Updated map of the lava flows from the eruptive fissures (triangle) (IMO)
Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
Bardarbunga (Iceland): 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. ... [more]
Ash plume from an explosion at Sakurajima volcano yesterday morning
Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
Bardarbunga (Iceland): 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. ... [more]

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