Bardarbunga Volcano Headlines
Living under one of Iceland's most dangerous volcanoes, as it starts rumbling
Do you remember Eyjafjallajokull — the obscure, unpronounceable Icelandic volcano that woke up in 2010 after nearly two centuries of slumber, grounding a large portion of the world's planes? Well imagine living under its bigger, more dangerous cousin.
Five Stunning Natural Sights in Iceland
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Five earthquakes in Bárðarbunga volcano
... Bárðarbunga in the space of one hour this morning. The largest earthquake measured 4.1 and occurred at around 9 am this morning. The other four measured between 3 and 3.5. According to the Iceland Met Office this does not herald any volcanic activity.
Powerful Earthquakes Reported At Bárðabunga Volcano
“Yes something triggered some powerful earthquakes this morning,” Bryndís Ýr Gísladóttir, a specialist in natural hazards with the Icelandic Met Office, told Vísir. Most earthquakes directly beneath a volcano are caused by the movement of magma.
Earthquakes measured this morning in Iceland
On the Iceland Met Office website it says that the earthquakes started at 03:50 last night with over twenty quakes occurring. No volcanic activity has been detected and the are is under strict surveillance. 370 earthquakes were measured by the SIL ...
Earthquakes in Bárðarbunga
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Kerlingarfjöll in the Icelandic highlands to become a reserve
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