Can you imagine how much heat this would be pouring into the sea if it were erupting underwater?
Already about the same volume of magma as the 1980 Mt. St. Helens eruption, and it’s still going strong.
Reader Chris Beal suggests that I set up a way for people to monitor the Iceland eruption more easily.
Thanks to a GPS station recently mounted in the middle of the caldera.
“The sulfur dioxide (SO2) emitted from the Holuhraun eruption has reached up to 60,000 tons per day
Tuesday marked one month since a record wave of seismic activity started at and around Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano.
“Britain could freeze in YEARS of super-cold winters and miserable summers if the Bardarbunga volcano erupts,”
People on Norway’s coast have reported a strong smell of sulfur in the air this week,
“Like standing behind a truck and inhaling the vapors,” says resident.
Laki killed an estimated 6 million people worldwide and ¼ of Iceland’s population.