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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)
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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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Bardarbunga volcano update: Status update - no significant changes

Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 07:07
07:07 AM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER
Location of today's earthquakes near Bardarbunga volcano (IMO)
Location of today's earthquakes near Bardarbunga volcano (IMO)
Depth vs time of the recent earthquakes
Depth vs time of the recent earthquakes
The still intense earthquake swarm and deformation continues with little variation. No further eruptive activity has occurred since yesterday's "blitz" eruption.
The intrusion has not changed position and is focused on a 15 km long stretch both under and outside the Dyngjujökull glacier NE of Bardarbunga. Earthquake activity also continues under the volcano's caldera with the strongest today so far being a magnitude 5.4 event this morning.
Previous news
Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 14:38
Oblique aerial view of the eruptive fissure
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. ... read all
Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 11:20
Aerial view of the eruptive fissure this night (Iceland Coast Guard)
First pictures of the new eruptive fissure, taken from a helicopter of the Icelandic Coast Guard were released. They show a row of spatter cones and small lava flows that were erupted from the fissure, about 900 m long and located 5 km from the northern edge of the Dyngjuköll glacier. ... read all
Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:14
Location of the eruptive fissure this morning (RUV)
An exclusion zone 1.5 km above and 15 km around the eruption site is in place. ... read all
Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 05:50
An eruption started in Holuhraun north of Dyngjujökull at around 00:02. Seismic tremor was observed on all seismic stations and the web camera installed in the area by Mila has showed some nice pictures of the eruption. It is a small fissure eruption and at 02:40 AM the activity appears to have decreased. (IMO) read all
Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 13:55
No significant changes have occurred today. ... read all
 

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