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Eyafjallajökull vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 1666 m (5,466 ft)
IJsland, 63.63°N / -19.62°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Eyafjallajökull vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1821-23, 20 March - June 2010
Typical eruption style:
Uitbundig (Hawaiian-stijl lavafonteinen en lavastromen), mild explosieve als gevolg van ijs-water-lava interactie. Effusive (Hawaiian-style lava fountains and lava flows), mildly explosive due to ice-water-lava interaction.
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News and activity updates from Eyjafjallajökull volcano (Iceland)

Eyjafjallajøkull volcano (Iceland), eruption update: increased explosive activity - new disruption of European air traffic

di, 11 mei 2010, 14:44
14:44 PM |
After a few days of milder activity, the explosions have again increased in intensity, creating ash plumes of 5-6 km height.
The Icelandic Met Office reports: "The crater is getting higher. Lava flow is low and not visible on cameras. In the afternoon there was a slight increase in explosive activity, which resulted in a higher plume for a while.
Seismic tremor has been similar for the past 3 days. A sequence of earthquakes started around 11:00 this morning at depths of 18 - 20 km and magnitude range 1 - 2. The earthquake sequence this morning indicates that magma is still flowing in from the mantle. Presently there are no indications that the eruption is about to end."

The ash clouds moved by different wind patterns to a strong southerly direction are now howering over SW Europe and parts of Morocco, forcing today the closure of airports in Spain and Morocco and cancellation of hundreds of flights.
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Koppelingen / Bronnen:
Vorig nieuws
Mon, 10 May 2010, 06:22
While the eruption on Iceland itself has not changed much, it is now a bit less intense, but still producing ash plumes of 4-5 km height. Lees alle
Sat, 8 May 2010, 15:52
Eyjafjallajøkull erupting a powerful ash plume seen on 8 May 2010 from the Milo webcam (http://eldgos.mila.is/eyjafjallajokull-fra-thorolfsfelli/>Milo Webcams of Eyjafjallajoekull)
Even though the overall intensity of Eyjafjallajøkull's eruption seems to have decreased somewhat, the eruption continues unabated and shows no signs of a soon ending. Lees alle
Sat, 8 May 2010, 06:27
Ash from the increasing Eyjafjallajøkull eruption is drifting over parts of Portugal and Spain, prompting the closure of several airports this Saturday (Santiago de Compostela, La Coruña and Vigo). ... Lees alle
Tue, 4 May 2010, 09:39
The eruption in Iceland has increased again. After large explosions on 3 May at 14h30 produced ash plumes of up 5-6 km height, parts of this ash are now drifting over Ireland and Britain, forcing again a partial closure of airspace and cancellation of numerous flights this morning. ... Lees alle

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