A vigorous steam plume is rising from the lava dome. (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Latest quakes at Katla volcano
: One of Iceland's most active and dangerous volcanoes is showing signs of unrest and statistically due for a new eruption. Earthquakes could give a clue.
: News in this category include: latest and archived earthquake lists & maps, reports, largest recent earthquakes, quakes near volcanoes, significant quakes etc - news and articles about earthquakes world-wide.
Earthquakes near Volcanoes
: Our world-wide map continuously detects shallow earthquakes near volcanoes. These could be early signs of unrest and often precede eruptions.
: In the afternoon of 17 Oct, a particularly violent explosion occurred at Anak Krakatau, blasting away a portion of the southern crater rim. A similar event might have been the final trigger for the catastrophic landslide that let the cone collapse and cause a devastating tsunami on 22 Dec 2018.