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Bardarbunga Volcano Risk Lowered After Quakes

The Civil Protection Department says there is no immediate threat of an eruption. However, seismic activity continues at the subglacial volcano, which has been hit by thousands of earthquakes over the ... read more

Lava erupts from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano

Lava is streaming from an eruption north of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, the Icelandic Met Office has confirmed. Magma broke through a rift in an older lava flow around midnight local time (about 8 ... read more

Iceland volcano: Bardarbunga eruption sparks alert

Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano burst forth with a small ... Icelandic Meteorological Office vulcanologist Melissa Pfeffer said on Saturday that seismic data indicated that an eruption had begun, with ... read more

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Volcano expert comments on Japan eruption

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Iceland volcano risk level lowered from red to orange

The office had raised the risk level after detecting a small eruption under a nearby glacier. Iceland’s Met Office said earlier this morning two earthquakes had shaken the Bardarbunga volcano ... read more

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano rumblings prompt orange alert

Three days of earthquake activity at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano prompted the country's meteorological office to issue an orange alert Monday for a heightened risk of eruption. The volcano sits ... read more

Volcanoes In Iceland, Papua New Guinea Keep Residents On Edge

Meanwhile, Iceland briefly raised its aviation alert from orange to red, its highest level, after a fissure eruption at Bardarbunga overnight. The level is now back down to orange. The BBC explains: ... read more

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano rocked by strongest earthquake yet

Iceland’s largest volcano was rocked by a 4.7 magnitude earthquake overnight – the strongest one yet ... Despite the chaos that followed Eyjafjallajokull, getting to an eruption site at Bardarbunga ... read more

Iceland Volcano: Mini-Quakes Revealed In Video

More than 3,000 small earthquakes have occurred since Saturday at Bardarbunga - the country's largest volcano system. The country's aviation alert level for the risk of a possible eruption is ... read more

Iceland volcano: Bardarbunga threat level downgraded but lava activity continues

There were no signs of eruptions overnight, scientists said. The Icelandic Met Office warned at 5pm on Saturday night that “it could be 0-20 hours before lava reaches the surface of the ice”. ... read more

Fearing eruption, thousands in Bali flee from Mount Agung volcano

Thousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali huddled Saturday in temporary shelters ... in seismic activity. Its last eruption in 1963 killed 1,100 people. Villager Made Suda said he ... read more

Recovery of bodies suspended at Japanese volcano

Saturday's eruption was the first fatal one in modern times at Mount ... About 40 people who were stranded overnight came down on Sunday. Many were injured, and some had to be rescued by helicopters ... read more



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