Stratovolcano 1666 m (5,466 ft)
Iceland, 63.63°N / -19.62°W
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
Eyafjallajökull volcano eruptions:
1821-23, 20 March - June 2010
Typical eruption style:
Effusive (Hawaiian-style lava fountains and lava flows), mildly explosive due to ice-water-lava interaction.
News and activity updates from Eyjafjallajökull volcano (Iceland)
Eyjafjallajökull volcano (Iceland): seismic unrest
Thu, 4 Mar 2010, 23:00
23:00 PM |
As Dr Ralph Harrington reports on his excellent Volcanism Blog
, Eyjafjallajökull volcano, located 30 km east of the more well-known Katla volcano in southern Iceland, has recently been very restless. In addition to apparent inflation, the levels of seismicity around the volcano have been very high in the past weeks. Wether this is a precursor to an eruption in some near future is however not easy to say.
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