Holuhraun

Holuhraun new lava river

New Lava Area Continues to Grow

Since Friday, a new lava river has emerged at the Holuhraun eruption site, flowing 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from the craters. As a result the area covered by lava is 2 sq km larger.
The Holuhraun eruption seen from a distance, across a sandplain.

Holuhraun Eruption One Month Old

The eruption in Holuhraun, in northern Vatnajökull, is one month old today. The eruption is one of the biggest in Icelandic history in terms of the quantity of lava.
Holuhraun from Video

Waking up to an Eruption (Video)

Stefan Erdman published this video from the eruption yesterday. He describes waking up in Möðrudalur with his son, finding some earthquakes and realizing that there is an eruption taking place.
Evacuating the eruption site due to high pollution levels

Lava Flows over F910

The new lava at the Holuhraun eruption site has in several places crawled over the only road to the site, road F910.
Two plumes and the Holuhraun eruption fissure seen from a distance.

Seismic Activity Unchanged at Bárðarbunga

Ten earthquakes were automatically detected in Bárðarbunga and another ten in the dike beneath northern Dyngjujökull glacier between midnight and 6:48 am this morning. This is a similar rate to what was observed yesterday morning.

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