Fagradalsfjall volcano update: location confirmed + new aerial images

Wed, 3 Aug 2022, 18:49
18:49 PM | BY: MARTIN
The current eruption site seen from the sky (image:  Kristín Jónsdóttir/twitter)
The current eruption site seen from the sky (image: Kristín Jónsdóttir/twitter)
The new eruptive fissure, a helicopter as a scale (image: Evgenia Ilyinskaya/twitter)
The new eruptive fissure, a helicopter as a scale (image: Evgenia Ilyinskaya/twitter)
The current eruption site seen from the sky (image:  Kristín Jónsdóttir/twitter)
The current eruption site seen from the sky (image: Kristín Jónsdóttir/twitter)
The exact location of the eruption (image: Volcanología Chile/twitter)
The exact location of the eruption (image: Volcanología Chile/twitter)
Scientists already published the exact location of the new eruption site.
The eruptive fissure is located approx. 3 km north of Langihryggur with an approx. length of 360 meters.
Fountaining continues along the full-length fissure, feeding a new lava flow field that sometimes overlaps (in the south part of the fissure) the lava flow field from the previous eruption.

Previous news

Mon, 1 Aug 2022, 07:43
Earthquakes at Reykjanes Peninsula in the last 48 hours (image: IMO)
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Sat, 30 Jul 2022, 20:46
Distribution of quakes in Fagradalsfjall volcano area this afternoon (image: IMO)
An intense swarm of earthquakes has been occurring at Reykjanes peninsula, starting at noon today. ... Read all
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