Katla Volcano News
Katla Volcano Iceland
Katla volcano can be found under the south-eastern part of Icelands Myrdalsjokull icecap.
Katla volcano has a large ice covered caldera which is 9 miles in diameter and is the fourth largest Icelandic volcano at 220 square miles. Katla has erupted many times in the past, usually once in every 80 years. The last major Katla eruption was on the 12th of October 1918, the eruption lasted for 24 days.
Latest News: An Icelandic met office Katla news article states that in the early hours of 05 October 2011, an intense swarm of earthquakes registered in the Katla volcano caldera; the largest of these had a local magnitude of 3.9. There are no measurable signs that an eruption of Katla is imminent; however, given the high levels of earthquakes, the situation may change abruptly.
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Japan's Fatal Ontake Eruption: Volcanic Hazards and Prediction
Added to that, not all volcanoes behave in the some way – Iceland's Katla, for example, is notorious for the very short period of activity before eruptions — sometimes less than an hour — which makes it hazardous for hikers. But Katla is regularly ...
Complete Earthquake list (worldwide) for Friday, 19 Sep 2014
Nafpaktos (Greece) (3 km N from epicenter)(no details): THIS IS THE SECOND QUAKE OF TODAY!THIS WAS HUGE WHEN I SAY HUGE I MEAN HUGE!THINGS HERE IN MY HOME FELL AND BROKE!WE ARE VERY SCARED THAT THERE WILL BE ...
Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - GREECE on Friday, 19 September 2014
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report. You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake. - thank you. Data for ...