The new caldera, seen from the air December 5.

Decreasing Chance of Eruption

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Grímsvötn lakes in the foreground and Grímsfjall mountain behind them.

Earthquake of M3.6 by Grímsvötn Volcanic System

6 Dec A earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hit the Grímsvötn volcanic area, under the ice cap of Vatnajökull glacier, at 6:16 am.

From the Grímsvötn area.

Uncertainty Phase, Due to Glacial Outburst Flood

1 Dec A glacial outburst flood, a.k.a. jökulhlaup, appears to have begun in Gígjukvísl river, originating in the Grímsvötn volcanic area in Vatnajökull glacier.

Grímsvötn in the foreground and Grímsfjall mountain in the background.

Glacial Outburst Flood Imminent

25 Nov Scientists are closely monitoring the Grímsvötn volcanic system under the ice cap of Vatnajökull glacier, because they believe a glacial outburst flood, or jökulhlaup, to be imminent.

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Impressive Video of Glacial Outburst Flood

9 Sep Thanks to mbl.is photographer Eggert Jóhannesson, who took this impressive drone video yesterday, you can see how dark and muddy Skaftá river, South Iceland, looks these days.

Skaftá River: Ugly, Dark and Muddy

8 Sep “The river is ugly up there and dark and muddy.”

Glacial Outburst Flood Could Peak Tomorrow: Video

7 Sep The glacial outburst flood, a.k.a. jökulhlaup, in Skaftá river, South Iceland, continues, and the situation is being closely monitored.

The Eastern Skaftárketill cauldron. Archive photo.

Another Glacial Outburst Flood Begins: Roads Could Close

6 Sep A glacial outburst flood, a.k.a. jökulhlaup, from the Eastern Skaftárketill cauldron in Vatnajökull glacier started yesterday.

From a glacial outburst flood in Skaftá river in August of 2018.

Glacial Outburst Flood in Skaftá River

2 Sep A glacial outburst flood, or jökulhlaup, in Skaftá river, Southeast Iceland, has begun.

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