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Sudden Activity at Katla Volcano

base image credit: Icelandic Met Office MSB overlay Having monitored the Katla Volcano since early 2010, a sudden grouping of earthquakes at and around the volcano during the past 24 hours is new cause for concern. Approximately 50 earthquakes have suddenly popped around the region. More alarming however are the …

Will an Icelandic Volcano Spoil Christmas?

Permalink ———————–>base map credit: Iceland Meteorological office The Eyjafjallajokull volcano region in Iceland has suddenly become active with a number of earthquakes after having been mostly quiet since its eruption subsided early this year. Eyjafjallajokull erupted during 14-April and went on to cause weeks of European air traffic problems as …

Uh-oh! Icelandic Volcano Just Rumbled at Vatnajokull

Permalink Indications of magma movement is evident underneath Europe’s largest ice cap glacier, Vatnajokull, located in southeast Iceland. Seven volcanoes lie underneath Iceland’s largest glacier, and most of them are active. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge plate boundary passes right underneath the west side of the glacier separating the North American plate …

STUNNING! Eyjafjallajokull Eruption Video

Permalink This amazing up-close HD quality eruption video of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, is an exploding eruption of rock, magma, and ash thrown high into the sky, and displays the absolute stunning power of forces within the earth beneath our feet! My take away after watching this, is that we are …

Eyjafjallajokull, Eruption, 15-Apr-2010

All flights at Heathrow and surrounding airports are canceled indefinitely due to volcanic ash from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano which erupted again Wednesday. Volcanic ash microscopic sand particles will stall jet engines if inhaled. Until the wind direction changes and redirects the ash, Europe’s major airport hub which handles 180,000 people …