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Earthquakes march up Katla
28 Sep 10 - During the past 48 hours, earthquakes have marched
to the peak of Katla.
http://en.vedur.is/earthquakes-and-volcanism/earthquakes/myrdalsjokull/
Thanks to Tom Rowan for this link


Another Icelandic Volcano Gets Frisky
26 Sep 10 - Bįršarbunga, a powerful stratovolcano in Iceland,
is located under the ice cap of Vatnajökull glacier. A
ctivity has
been rising in the last couple of days
See
Another Icelandic Volcano Gets Frisky

Big swarm of new quakes in Iceland
21 Jul 10 - Mżrdalsjökull - Many earthquakes during the last 48 hours.
See:
Big swarm of new quakes in Iceland


Breaking! Katla - 14 earthquakes in 48 hours!

9 Jul 10 - Fourteen earthquakes have occurred below Iceland's
Mżrdalsjökull glacier during the past 48 hours - one within the last
four hours. Katla Volcano lies beneath the Mżrdalsjökull glacier.
See
Katla - 14 earthquakes in 48 hours!


Rocking in Iceland

28 Jun 10 - "Looks like things are rocking in Iceland," says this email
from Randy. Six earthquakes in Eyjafjallajokull / Katla area during the
past 48 hours. "Thank you for your excellent website."
http://en.vedur.is/earthquakes-and-volcanism/earthquakes/atlantic/


Eruption of a third Icelandic volcano could be imminent
11 Jun 10 - Volcano expert Dr Hazel Rymer warned yesterday that
the eruption of Iceland's Askja volcano could be imminent.
See
Eruption of a third Icelandic volcano could be imminent

 

Katla - Now 13 and counting! - 13 Jun 10

Katla - 10 and counting! - Plus five at Eyjafjallajokull!

12 Jun 10 - Update as of Saturday afternoon, June 12, there are now
at least 10 quakes showing up on the map!! Plus five at Eyjafjallajokull!
See Katla - 10 and counting!


 

8 now, with another 4 close by! 
Jenny Cameron-Inverness, Scotland
(I don't envy you, Jenny. You're a lot
closer to it than I am.)

Maybe six! - 11:00 a.m.

Wait, now there have been five! - 10:00 am
Thanks to Stephanie Relfe for these updates

Breaking! - 8:00 a.m.
Four earthquakes at Katla in past 12 hours!

11 Jun 10 - Four earthquakes have occurred below Iceland's Mżrdalsjökull glacier during the past 12 hours - one within the past hour.
See Four earthquakes at Katla in past 12 hours!


Katla shows signs of increased activity

8 Jun 10 - Fears are growing that the Katla volcano in Iceland -
larger and more dangerous than Eyjafjallajökull - could soon erupt.
Oddly, the media is not yet reporting on this dramatic increase.
See Katla shows signs of increased activity



Great video clips of Iceland volcano

http://www.mrietze.com/iceland10-2.htm
Thanks to Perry Debell for this link


2nd Iceland volcano issues warning
Here comes round two

27 May 10 - Iceland's powerful Katla volcano is showing signs
that it may be about to erupt, scientists warn.
See
2nd Iceland volcano issues warning


Eyjafjallajökull appears to be quieting down

25 May 10 - After two months of eruption, Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull
Volcano appears to be quieting down, says this article from NASA.
See Eyjafjallajökull appears to be quieting down


Iceland president tells Europe to get ready for Katla
Eyjafjallajoekull only a "small rehearsal."
"The larger Katla volcano, right next to it, usually erupts every century,
and the last eruption was in 1918. The time for Katla to erupt is coming
close. It can create, for a long period, extraordinary damage to modern
advanced society."
See Iceland president tells Europe to get ready for Katla


Two, maybe three, quakes at Katla

21 May 10 - If you look at the map you will see two, maybe three,
quakes at Katla and a cluster of quakes at Eyjafjallajokull. Perhaps
the president of Iceland was right on the money when he sent a
warning to Europe concerning Katla.
See Two, maybe three, quakes at Katla


Uh-oh! Katla Volcano Just Rumbled

17 May 10 -  The Iceland Met office reports that a small
earthquake has occurred at the Katla location. Although a
single earthquake does not guarantee an eruption, it could
be the first ’sigh’ of the awakening giant.
See Uh-oh! Katla Volcano Just Rumbled



Many more Iceland volcanoes seem to be stirring
16 May 10 – At least three other big Icelandic volcanoes are building
towards an eruption, says volcanologist.
Laki cooled the entire northern
hemisphere for nearly three years, causing crop failures and famines
that killed 2 million people and helped trigger the French Revolution.
See Many more Iceland volcanoes seem to be stirring


Iceland volcano - Major Global Disaster in the Making

By Gordon Gekko
10 May 10 - "It is likely that either the authorities are underestimating
the potential for a far bigger eruption and subsequent devastation or ... simply
hiding the facts from the public so as not to “rock the boat” i.e. keep the
sheeple calm and let them go about their slavery as usual. Virtually no steps
are being taken to inform/prepare the public if this eruption takes a turn for
the worse, and evidence seems to be increasing that it will.

See Iceland volcano - Major Global Disaster in the Making

 

 

Is Katla beginning to act up?
6 May 10 - Yesterday I wondered if
Eyjafjallajökull might be a precursor
to an eruption at nearby Katla volcano.

Lo and behold, the first sign of seismic
activity may have occurred at Katla.


I say may, because this website showed
an earthquake there yesterday, but today the map has been changed.
See Is Katla beginning to act up?


 

Yes, an earthquake at Katla
7 May 10 - Email from reader. "There was definitely a magnitude 3 
earthquake under the glacier at Katla."
See Yes, an earthquake at Katla

 

Eyjafjallajokull acting up again
7 May 10 - Intensified eruptions. Flights cancelled in Scotland.
See
Eyjafjallajokull acting up again
 


Iceland volcano closes airspace over Northern Ireland - Again
 
5 May 10 -Scientists worry that Eyjafjallajökull could trigger an eruption
at  nearby Katla volcano. But I wonder: Is it possible that, rather than being
a trigger, Eyjafjallajökull is actually a precursor to a Katla eruption?
See Iceland volcano closes airspace over Northern Ireland



Eyjafjallajökull - What next?

26 Apr 10 - Put this volcano together with Chaiten, toss in a
few more, and I think we have the makings of an ice age.
See Eyjafjallajökull - What next?


Stunning photos of Iceland volcano against
breathtaking backdrop of Northern Lights

23 Apr 10 - The volcano under the Eyjafjallajökull glacier was
spewing far less ash yesterday, but the volcano is still very much
active, "throwing magma chunks the size of cars into the air,
bubbling lava and producing tremors."
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1268225/
Iceland-volcano-Northern-Lights-appear-ash-plume.html


A Natural disaster ... but a man-made catastrophe

25 Apr 10 - "The ash cloud that never was: How volcanic plume
over UK was only a 20th of safe-flying limit and blunders led to
ban." We're willing to let politicians such as these control our
lives when it comes to the environment? They'd destroy our
economy in the blink of an eye ... all with the utmost of good
intentions of course.
See
A Natural disaster ... but a man-made catastrophe


Eyjafjallajokull volcano eruption continues, but slower

26 Apr 10 - However, it's still spewing out 22 to 44 tons of magma a second.
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/sciencefair/post/
2010/04/eyjafjallajokull-volcano-eruption-continues-but-diminished/1


Okay, how do you say it?
21 Apr 10 - For me, it's a lot easier when I realize that each part of
the word means something.
                   A
ˊ-yuh          (means island)   
                   Fiat-luh         (means mountain) 
                   You-kertl      (means glacier)
A-yuh  Fiat-luh  You-kertl
Here's a video that sets it to music
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEEXY6HrQ6Y&feature=player_embedded


Volcanoes can cool the climate for years

16 Apr 10 - "Long before the advent of air travel, the
eruption of Iceland's Laki volcano in 1783-84 had profound
effects on climate, not just in Iceland but around the globe,"
 says scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. 
See
Volcanoes can cool the climate for years
Thanks to Morris Cleon for this link
 

Threat of Larger Icelandic Eruption Looms
19 Apr 10 - Scientists fear the Eyjafjallajokull volcano could trigger an
eruption 10 times stronger at the nearby Katla volcano. The last three times
that Eyjafjallajokull erupted, so did Katla, shooting higher and larger plumes
of ash into the air than its smaller neighbor.
See Threat of Larger Icelandic Eruption Looms
Thanks to Charles Patrick for this link
 

Cool photos from Iceland
http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/04/more_from_eyjafjallajokull.html
 

What if I yafyalla yerkel eruption continues for a year?
19 Apr 10 -
That's a distinct possibility. The last time Eyjafjallajökull erupted [in 1823], it lasted more than a year. I think we'd be looking at worldwide famine.
See What if I yafyalla yerkel eruption continues for a year?


Some flights resume - Eruptions strengthen

20 Apr 10 -  New ash cloud headed for major air routes.
See Some flights resume - Eruptions strengthen
 

Iceland volcano powers up!
19 Apr 10 - "The volcano eruption in Iceland has strengthened
and a new ash cloud is spreading south and east towards the UK,"
said the Air Traffic Services Nats yesterday, thus confirming
warnings from astrophysicist Piers Corbyn.
http://www.weatheraction.com/docs/WANews10No17.pdf
Thanks to Phil Brennan for this link


Could eruption last more than a year?
18 Apr 10 - In 1821, Eyjafjallajoekull volcano managed to
erupt for more than a year, sys this article on MSNBC.
See Could eruption last more than a year?


Decades of Icelandic fireworks?
16 Apr 10 - Volcanic activity on Iceland appears to follow a periodicity
of around 50 to 80 years, says expert. We might be entering a more active
phase that could last for 60 years or so.
See Decades of Icelandic fireworks?


Fluoride Dangers from Icelandic Ash Cloud

15 Apr 10 - The last time Eyjafjallajokull blew in 1821 it
was deadly, emitting large quantities of toxic fluoride gas into
 the atmosphere. It lasted not 24 hours, but until 1823, killing
 many cattle and sheep through fluor poisoning.
See Fluoride Dangers from Icelandic Ash Cloud

 

Britain cut off from the world: NO flights in or out
Tens of thousands of passengers stranded
 

Volcanic ash shuts air space across Europe
15 Apr 10 - Ash clouds from Iceland's volcano disrupted air traffic
across Europe as authorities closed air space over Britain, Ireland
and the Nordic countries. Shutdowns spread to France, Belgium,
the Netherlands, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden, Finland and Switzerland.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/36543312/ns/travel-news


Scotland - Reports sulphur smell from Iceland volcano
15 Apr 10 - Hi Robert, All UK flights in and out of the UK have been
cancelled till 6pm tonight. In Scotland reports of sulphur smell in the air. 
Thanks to Edwin Rees in the UK for this info
 

Iceland volcano - Great changes during past hour
14 Apr 10 - The flood has greatly increased, says Icelandicreview.com.
People in cars who are currently by the
Markarfljót river should get to
Hvolsvöllur as soon as possible. Those who went to tend animals in
Landeyjar are urged to do the same ... immediately.
See Iceland volcano - Great changes during past hour

Iceland volcano erupts again
Ten to 20 times more powerful than last month's eruption
14 Apr 10 -
Red hot magma melted a hole in the 650-foot thick ice above
the volcano, and floodwaters gushed out of the glacier into lowland areas.
See Iceland volcano erupts again

 

Extended deep freeze if Iceland volcano blows
25 Mar 10 - If Iceland's Katla
volcano should erupt, it would likely
send the world, including the USA, into an extended deep freeze.
See Extended deep freeze if Iceland volcano blows

Also see Youtube video


UK
ash disruptions to continue until last 5 days of April
17 Apr 10 - Astrophysicist Piers Corbyn today warned that the
major solar explosion of 13th April will increase the risk of more
earthquakes, renewed eruption of Iceland’s volcano, and extreme
weather events world-wide.
See UK
ash disruptions to continue until last 5 days of April
 

Iceland volcano could have global consequences
23 Mar 10 - After Iceland's Laki volcano erupted in 1783, crop production fell in western Europe. Some link that eruption, which helped fuel famine, to the French Revolution.
See Iceland volcano could have global consequences


Iceland volcano erupts - hundreds evacuated

21 Mar 10 - Yesterday's eruption in southern Iceland raises
fears that it could trigger an eruption at the nearby Katla volcano,
"a vicious volcano that could cause both local and global damage."
Buried beneath the Myrdalsjökull icecap, Katla has produced
many damaging jökulhlaups, or glacier-outburst floods.

See Iceland volcano erupts - hundreds evacuated


 



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