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Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 17:03
View of the eruptive fissure this morning (Mila webcam 2)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): According to local news, the lava flows have already reached more than 3 km distance from the fissure vent. The eruption is much stronger than the previous one on Friday, with up to 10 times lava output. ...more [read all]
Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 16:57
The volcano has entered a more active phase again. Several (strombolian-type) explosions and phases of constant ash venting have occurred since yesterday, producing ash plumes of 1-2 km height.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 16:50
The activity has picked up significantly at the volcano. During the past 30 hours, at least 10 vulcanian-type explosions were recorded. Some of them produced ash plumes rising to 13,000 ft (4 km) altitude, i.e. approx. 3 km above the volcano's Showa crater.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 16:32
Sequence of eruptions with pyroclastic flows at Tungurahua (photos G. Viracucha OVT/IG)
A series of small pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday evening, IGEPN reported in its latest special bulletin. ...more [read all]
Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 16:23
View of the Nishino-Shima island from the west on 26 Aug (Japanese Coast Guard)
The island remains active and continues to grow as lava flows add new land to it. The Japanese Coast Guard made another survey flight on 26 August and observed ongoing effusive and explosive activity in the main crater. ...more [read all]
Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 14:40
According to local news, the lava flows have already reached more than 3 km distance from the fissure vent. The eruption is much stronger than the previous one on Friday, with up to 10 times lava output. ...more [read all]
Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 13:56
According to IMO, "the new eruption started in Holuhraun shortly after 04 AM, on the same volcanic fissure, which erupted earlier this week. The fissure is estimated to be 1,5 km long. ...more [read all]
Sun, 31 Aug 2014, 07:07
View of the eruptive fissure this morning (Mila webcam 2)
A new eruptive phase has started at the same fissure that had been briefly active Friday morning. ...more [read all]
Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 22:44
The image shows earthquakes and GPS-displacements together in one picture. The earthquakes have different colours representing how long it's been since they were measured. GPS displacements are shown with black arrows. The circles around the arrows represent uncertainty in the measurements.
The Icelandic Met Office has published two maps showing the (ongoing) mostly horizontal deformation, as evidenced by GPS measurements, in the Bardarbunga area during the past 3 days as well as since the beginning of the crisis. In just 2 weeks, the distance between the DYNC station (western side of the rift) and GSIG (eastern side) has increased by almost 50 cm!
Deformation since the beginning of the crisis (not all stations started exactly at the same time, but the overall picture is correct)
Sat, 30 Aug 2014, 21:00
Lava flows on the Sciara del Fuoco last evening
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (30 Aug) The effusive eruption continues with little changes and no signs of ending soon. The effusion rate is fluctuating, but elevated and the vent feeds two flows that travel down the Sciara in two channels. ...more [read all]

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