http://www.visir.is/ein-olfusa-a-sekundu/article/2014140909870 It is clear that the future remains a big question mark. “The eruption may continue for a week or even a month. To predict what happens we have to investigate GPS measurements to see if the pressure below is reduced. If not, the eruption can just go on and on.”
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The status of the Holuhraun eruption, north of Vatnajökull glacier, didn’t changed much during the night. Seismic activity in the area has decreased. A film crew from the BBC arrived at the eruption site at 10:30 last night.
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