Iceland’s Bárðarbunga Volcano Erupts

After a week of ominous rumbling...
Iceland's Bárðarbunga Volcano Erupts

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by Vox | August 23, 2014


It looks like Iceland is finally getting a volcanic eruption — after a week of ominous rumbling.

The lava eruption, located near Iceland’s Bárðarbunga volcano, is still small and contained underneath a massive glacier for now. But officials are watching closely to see how the eruption evolves.

“It is believed that a small subglacial lava-eruption has begun under the Dyngjujökull glacier,” the Icelandic Meteorological Office announced on Saturday, August 23. “The aviation color code for the Bárðarbunga volcano has been changed from orange to red” (red means an eruption is either imminent or in progress):

(Icelandic Meteorological Office)

(Icelandic Meteorological Office)

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