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Bardarbunga volcano (Iceland) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 22 April-28 April 2015 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 22 Apr 2015, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
On 26 April the Icelandic Met Office (IMO) lowered the Aviation Color Code for Bárdarbunga to Green (the lowest on a four-color scale). No further signs of unrest had been noted since the end of the eruption on 27 February; seismicity within the caldera and the associated dyke intrusion continued to decline.

Source: Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2015. Report on Bardarbunga. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 22 April-28 April 2015. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Bardarbunga volcano
Stratovolcano approx. 2000 m / ca. 6,560 ft
Central Iceland, 64.63°N / -17.53°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Bardarbunga volcano eruptions:
1080(?), 1159(?), ca. 1210, ca. 1270, ca. 1350, ca. 1410(?), 1477 (very large effusive-explosive eruption), 1697, 1702, 1706, 1712, 1716, 1717, 1720, 1726, 1729, 1739, 1750, 1766, 1769, 1797, 1807(?), 1862-64, 1872(?), 1902-03, 1910, 2014-15 (Holuhraun fissure eruption)
Typical eruption style
Large effusive eruptions, some explosive activity.
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