Fagradalsfjall volcano (Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland): activity is back after 7 days of calm and illuminates sky over Grindavik
Tue, 14 Sep 2021, 03:2903:29 AM | BY: MARTIN
Fountaining continues at the lava field in Geldingadalir valley (image: @EIlyinskaya/twitter)
Glowing steam at the current eruption site from live webcam accompanies the activity at the time of this update (image: Youtube/RÚV)
Lava flow returned to the main crater (image: @szharangi/twitter)
After the longest break of 7 days of apparent calm in the effusive activity, it picked up again on 11 September as a new lava flow returned to the western flank of the main crater and continues to descend into the Geldingadalir valley.
Glowing steam illuminates the sky over Grindavik (image: @Vedurstofan/twitter)
Small lava fountains are being observed in the field of lava in the Geldingadalir valley and continue to erupt.
The activity quickly intensified accompanied by a strongly rising signal of volcanic tremor indicating rapid magma flux towards the surface.
Timelapse video of the returned effusive eruption on 11 September showing illuminated sky over Grindavik (source: @ar_etsch/twitter)
new eruption night view from Grindavik… 2021.09.11./12. amazing!#timelapse from footage: Veðurstofa Ísland#massiv #eruption #icelandvolcano #lava #volcano #iceland #icelanderuption #Geldingadalir #Fagradalsfjall #Meradalir pic.twitter.com/rgDj26Ib4U— Ar-etsch (@ar_etsch) September 12, 2021
Thu, 26 Aug 2021, 16:16
Fagradalsfjall volcano (Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland): eruption continues with regular pulses of lava fountains
The eruption continues in a very similar way as during the past days, with alternating pulses of lava erupting from the vent and quiet phases, at a rhythm of 12-16 hours approximately between the lava pulses. ... Read all