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Volcanic activity worldwide 4 Aug 2016: Bardarbunga volcano

Thursday Aug 04, 2016 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
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Location and depth of yesterday's earthquakes under Bardarbunga volcano
Location and depth of yesterday's earthquakes under Bardarbunga volcano
Bardarbunga (Central Iceland): (4 Aug) Moderate seismic unrest continues at the volcano. A swarm of earthquakes occurred yesterday afternoon under the northern caldera rim of the volcano.
The quakes were located in depths between 1 and 20 km, with the strongest being a magnitude 4 event at 16:15 local time. Such events possibly reflect a magma intrusion from deeper into shallower depth beneath the volcano.
Previous news
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Wednesday, Aug 03, 2016
Brava (Cape Verde): Out of fear of a possible new eruption, authorities evacuated 300 people from Cova Da Joana town on Brava island. According to news reports, the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics recorded increased seismic activity including volcanic tremor that sparked fears an eruption could be imminent. ... [more]
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Tuesday, Aug 02, 2016
Rinjani (Lombok): The volcano has remained calm since yesterday's sudden and very violent explosion. ... [more]
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Monday, Aug 01, 2016
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): A series of 3 explosions occurred this morning at 06:09, 06:19 and 06:58 local time, generating ash plumes that rose 1200, 1500 and 2000 m above the volcano's summit, respectively. ... [more]
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Saturday, Jul 30, 2016
Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): (30 Jul) Last night, Tokyo VAAC reported an ash plume from the volcano at 20:40 UTC, based on satellite data. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Jul 29, 2016
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): The effusive and explosive activity at the volcano continue at currently relatively low levels. Occasional small avalanches occur from the active dome, but little or no glow can be seen on night-time webcam imagery, suggesting that the effusion rate is at the lower end at the moment. ... [more]

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