And no one even knew it was there. Researchers also suspect there are undiscovered underwater volcanoes in the region. Includes video.
“Is Iceland About to experience its biggest volcanic eruption yet?” asks the Independent.
Tremors at Katla volcano and a glacial river flood in Múlakvísl prompted the Icelandic Met Office to raise the volcano’s status from green to yellow,
“It is unclear at the moment if this is going to result in a eruption but at the moment it is my view that chances of an eruption happening soon (maybe in matter of hours) is high.” – Blogger Jón Frímann
“This earthquake activity suggests that pressure is increasing fast inside the volcano.” – Jón Frimann
Sensors picked up a 3.8 magnitude earthquake earlier today.
And we wonder what is heating the oceans?
Created by hydrothermal activity beneath the ice?
Emissions of sulfur dioxide from the volcanic eruption at Bárðarbunga amounted to nearly 12 million tons.