Fagradalsfjall Eruption Seen from Space

9 Jul The volcanic eruption by Fagradalsfjall mountain in Southwest Iceland is being viewed from many different angles – even from space.

From the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain.

‘This Eruption Isn’t Over’

8 Jul There was some visible activity in the crater by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland at midnight, following a roughly 48-hour pause in visible volcanic activity.

In this picture, you can see how short the distance is from the lava flow to the coast.

What’s Most Remarkable About the Eruption

6 Jul One of the most remarkable things about this eruption is that there doesn’t seem to be any direct connection between the lava flow and the crater activity.”

Scott Estill.

Was Preparing to Die at Eruption Site

5 Jul “I ended up tripping on a lava rock that I didn’t see, and I hit my head, and I was knocked out.”

The fox, inspecting the eruption site.

Fox Makes News at Eruption Site: Video

4 Jul Interest in the volcanic eruption by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, is not limited to scientists, reporters and tourists.

Skylight near Fagradalsfjall.

Lava Skylight Looks Like Red Figure: Video

2 Jul One of Iceland Monitor’s readers, Donatas Arlauskas, sent us this amazing drone video from the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland.

Did Part of Crater Rim Collapse?

30 Jun Recent changes in volcanic activity and volcanic tremor at the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, could possibly be explained by part of the crater rim collapsing.

The land where the Fagradalsfjall eruption is taking place is privately owned.

Helicopter Service Prohibited from Landing Near Eruption

30 Jun The Suðurnes police commissioner, Southwest Iceland, issued an injunction yesterday, prohibiting Norðurflug helicopter service from landing its helicopters on the property of Hraun.

The eruption, seen from the air.

View of Eruption Before Landing at KEF Airport

29 Jun “The eruption is a magnet.”

Increased Volcanic Activity by Fagradalsfjall

28 Jun A satellite picture taken Saturday shows much more volcanic activity than before at the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland.

‘He Nearly Died’ at the Eruption Site

28 Jun An American tourist, who went missing at the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, Friday afternoon was found safe and sound Saturday night.

Don Barri.

Lava Smells Like Fourth of July

27 Jun “The smell [of the lava] reminded me of Fourth of July.”

Lava is gradually filling up Nátthagi valley.

What to Do if Lava Closes Road Along Coast

24 Jun Ways to react to the potential closure of Suðurstrandarvegur road, south of the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, were discussed yesterday at a meeting.


Keep Off the Lava: Rescue Impossible: Video

22 Jun Despite repeated statements issued by police and rescue workers about the importance of keeping off the new lava, numerous visitors to the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, have disregarded the warnings.

The skylight.

Amazing Video of Skylight in Lava Field Near Fagradalsfjall

21 Jun In the lava field in Nátthagi valley, an opening has formed through which a red, lava river can be seen flowing underneath the solidified surface




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