No activity for nearly a month.

Webcam at Eruption Site Can Be Deceiving

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A view toward Keilir mountain.

Webcams Focus on Area of Seismic Activity

6 Oct The seismic activity that started September 27 southwest of Keilir mountain on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, has moved the spotlight from the Fagradalsfjall eruption area to Keilir mountain.

Six Months Since Eruption Began

20 Sep Yesterday, six months had passed since the beginning of the Fagradalsfjall eruption, Southwest Iceland, March 19.

Fast-Flowing Lava, Fire and Smoke: Video

20 Sep The Fagradalsfjall eruption, Southwest Iceland, has been very active in recent days, offering photographers numerous opportunities to take colorful pictures.

The Fagradalsfjall eruption.

New Eruption Turns Out to Be Moon

17 Sep The Icelandic Met Office received numerous phone calls overnight regarding a potential new volcanic eruption east of the Fagradalsfjall eruption.

View of Grímsvötn from Grímsfjall mountain.

Grímsvötn Volcanic System Ready to Erupt

16 Sep There is every indication that the Grímsvötn volcanic system under the ice cap of Vatnajökull glacier is ready to erupt.

The two hikers near the lava flow.

Helicopter Picks up Two Hikers at Eruption Site

16 Sep The eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, is again open to the public, but the area was briefly evacuated yesterday.


Eruption Site Evacuated: Lava Flows Over Hiking Path A

15 Sep has just reported that lava is now flowing over hiking path A at the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain.

Crater Comes Back to Life: Impressive Video

14 Sep As we reported earlier, visible activity in the Fagradalsfjall eruption, Southwest Iceland, resumed September 11.

Fagradalsfjall Eruption Adopts New Beat

14 Sep “After an almost nine-day break from visible activity, the Fagradalsfjall eruption [Southwest Iceland,] is adopting a new beat.”

In full swing again.

Fagradalsfjall Spews Fire Again: Videos

13 Sep After taking an apparent break for eight and a half days, the volcanic eruption by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, once again began spewing fire into the air on Saturday.

Premature to Declare Eruption Over

8 Sep “Something is happening there, because gas is streaming from the crater, but I don’t dare assert what’s happening.”

Looking into the deep crater bowl.

Lava Flow Explained: Looking Into the Crater

3 Sep “For a few weeks, the area of the lava field has not grown.”


New Video of Fagradalsfjall Eruption

29 Aug A new video from the Fagradalsfjall eruption, Southwest Iceland, was posted by Björn Steinbekk on Wednesday.

A spectacular sight.

Fabulous Flood of Fire: Video

27 Aug Hikers at the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, saw a fascinating sight yesterday morning.

The ditch near the eruption site.

Eagerly Waiting for Lava Flow to Provide Answers

20 Aug An ditch has been dug in Nátthagi valley, near the Fagradalsfjall eruption site, Southwest Iceland.


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