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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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The Guardian

Terrawatch: Katla volcano may erupt - but not just yet
The Guardian
Evgenia Ilyinskaya, a volcanologist at the University of Leeds, and her colleagues have discovered that Katla is pumping out vast quantities of carbon dioxide. Gas measurements taken above the ice-capped volcano (using aircraft), combined with ...



Eos

Volcano in Iceland Is One of the Largest Sources of Volcanic CO
Eos
To address this gap, Ilyinskaya et al. recorded the first atmospheric gas emission rate measurements from Katla, one of Iceland's largest active volcanoes. This massive ice-covered caldera, which last erupted a century ago, was previously assumed to be ...



Business Standard

How fake news about Katla volcano eruption could put lives at risk
Business Standard
The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull made worldwide headlines in 2010 when it erupted ash that was blown towards Europe, so that air traffic was grounded across the continent. More recently, the volcano's bigger sister and neighbour, Katla, has also ...

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Safe Travels Magazine

Quick Read: Terrawatch: Katla volcano may erupt – but not just yet
Safe Travels Magazine
No, Katla is not about to blow her top, and no, this Icelandic volcano is not about to shut down European airspace; although you would be forgiven for thinking otherwise if you had seen the hyperventilating headlines in the British press last month ...



Quartz

Reports that an Icelandic volcano is “ready to blow” are fake news at its most dangerous
Quartz
The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull made worldwide headlines in 2010 when it erupted ash that was blown towards Europe, so that air traffic was grounded across the continent. More recently, the volcano's bigger sister and neighbour, Katla, has also ...



USA TODAY

No, the giant Katla volcano in Iceland isn't about to erupt
USA TODAY
Despite screaming headlines in the British tabloids and even the normally staid Sunday Times, there is no sign that Iceland's Katla volcano will erupt any time soon, scientists say. The wild headlines warned that the "Icelandic giant is about to erupt ...
Icelandic volcano threatens to erupt in explosion that could 'dwarf' 2010 ash cloudWalesOnline
Katla eruption: "We're used to these kinds of news reports"Iceland Monitor
Volcano in Iceland is About to Explode PrematurelyPlanet Newsdesk (blog)
Wiley Online Library -AGU Publications -Evening Standard -NASA Earth Observatory
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Guide to Iceland Now

100 Years Since Katla's Last Eruption—Iceland's Most Feared Volcano is Long Overdue
Guide to Iceland Now
Situated under south Iceland's Mýrdalsjökull glacier, Katla is among the world's fiercest and most active volcanos. Of all the volcanoes in Iceland, this is the one most feared by the Icelandic people, having erupted roughly twice per century since 930 AD.



IFLScience

Is Iceland's Katla Volcano Really About To Erupt?
IFLScience
You might have heard that Katla, an Icelandic volcano, is about to erupt and shut down European airspace in a way that would make the Eyjafjallajökull event in 2010 seem like nothing more than a bonfire. The funny thing is that none of this is true.
Katla volcano eruption: Scientists warn huge Iceland volcano is about to erupt, and it could even dwarf 2010 ash cloudEvening Standard
Iceland volcano eruption 'IMMINENT' Katla volcano threatens colossal ASH CLOUD over EuropeExpress.co.uk
Iceland's Katla Volcano Is Not About to Erupt: Scientist Criticizes 'Shameful, Scaremongering' ArticleNewsweek
Reykjavík Grapevine -IcelandReview -The Independent -The Times
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Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 26 Oct 2018
VolcanoDiscovery
Quakes detected near: Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.6), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.3-1.6), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Hengill (1 quake mag 1.6), Kalatungan (1 quake mag 2.4), Katla (6 quakes between mag 0.2-2.1) ... [more].



Iceland Magazine (press release)

New study confirms monster volcano Katla is charging up for an eruption
Iceland Magazine (press release)
Katla, a giant volcano hidden beneath the ice cap of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, is busy filling its magma chambers, new research confirms. An eruption in Katla would dwarf the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption, scientists have warned. The volcano is long ...
Katla Volcano Shows Signs of ActivityGuide to Iceland Now

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