Bardarbunga 30.08.2014

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Iceland 30082014


mag<1= 32 , mag1= 162 , mag2= 41 , mag3= 1 , mag4= 0 , mag5= 1
total= 237 , total energy released= 1,656.55 TTNT

The effusive eruption in Holuhraun that started early this morning around 6 a.m. is producing 50 – 60 meter high lava fountains, according to a volcanologist at the site. The active fissure is 1500 – 1800 meter long, considerably larger than the fissure that opened Friday morning. According to Armann Hoskuldsson, volcanologist at the University of Iceland´s Institute of Earth Sciences, who is at the site, the lava flow from the fissure is about 10-20 times more than Friday morning

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30082014 latitude cross sectionlatitude cross section reference mapreference map 30082014 longitude cross sectionlongitude cross section

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