Volcanic activity worldwide 4 Aug 2016: Bardarbunga volcano
Thu, 4 Aug 2016, 21:0021:00 PM |
Map of today's active volcanoes
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.
Location and depth of yesterday's earthquakes under Bardarbunga 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.
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