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Update: Iceland volcano Bardarbunga still potentially close to eruption

Following evacuations of the immediate area around the Bardarbunga volcano earlier this week, today there are multiple reports out of Iceland of continued seismic activity, as well as preparations amongst emergency workers for a possible eruption. 145 more words

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Bárðarbunga loves Grimsvötn = True

I once again reiterate that it is Icelandic Met Office and Almannavarnadeild ríkislögreglustjóra that has the authority to issue warnings for Iceland in regards of eruptions and jökulhlaups. 826 more words

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Iceland Earthquake Distribution - 20 August

The earthquake distribution on Iceland in the last 48 hours. There is a clear cluster of events around the northern tip of the Vatnajökull glacier. This is the location of the Bárðarbunga volcano. 19 more words

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Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcano alert raised to level orange

Volcanic and seismic activity on the island nation of Iceland is nothing new. However as the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull showed, eruptions in Iceland can have far reaching impacts on the rest of Europe. 404 more words

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Iceland volcano Bardarbunga showing increased seismic activity, possible signs of eruption

Looks like another icelandic volcano might becoming more active in our near future. Here is the news article on independent.ie that describes the recent increase in seismic activity. 93 more words

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Probable eruption at Bárðarbunga

Before I start writing I wish to reiterate the following. The official judgement on any eruption in Iceland is solely within the hands of Icelandic Met Office (IMO) and Almannavarnadeild ríkislögreglustjóra. 1,188 more words

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Possible eruption at Bárðarbunga

First of all let me say this, it is only IMO and Almannavarnadeild ríkislögreglustjóra that has the authority to officially declare an eruption in Iceland and issue warnings. 823 more words

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