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Eyjafjallajokull volcano (Iceland) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 23 June-29 June 2010 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 23 Jun 2010, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
The Nordic Volcanological Center (NVC) at the Institute of Earth Sciences reported on 23 June that small ash clouds from Eyjafjallajökull's summit caldera were occasionally seen, but dispersed quickly. Water was slowly accumulating in the crater because ice was no longer in contact with hot material.

Source: Institute of Earth Sciences
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2010. Report on Eyjafjallajokull. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 23 June-29 June 2010. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Wed, 9 Jun 2010, 07:40
Eyafjallajokull's eruption might not yet have ended or be ending yet. The vent in the western crater still produces small magma explosions and some ash, and a new crater has formed around the vent. Tremor had strongly increased over the past days, but then descreased again. Scientists continue to monitor the state of the volcano closely. ... Read all
Wed, 9 Jun 2010, 06:00
The Nordic Volcanological Center (NVC) at the Institute of Earth Sciences reported that on 9 June rumbling noises were heard at Gígjökull just before a steam cloud rose from the summit crater. The crater area was not visible the next day, but a few small shallow earthquakes beneath the summit crater continued to be detected. On 11 June white steam was mainly confined to the crater, but occasionally a steam plume rose higher than the rim. ... Read all
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