Iceland's volcano is rumbling, and may or may not be erupting

This is an update about the Icelandic volcano, Bárðarbunga.
It may or may not have begun to erupt. Source:

Here was the initial announcement early on Saturday morning: “It is believed that a small subglacial lava-eruption has begun under the Dyngjujökull glacier,” the Icelandic Meteorological Office said. “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).

Later officials were less certain, but the aviation color code remains red, because of the belief that an eruption is imminent.

According to the USGS earthquake map, over the past day there have been three earthquakes in Iceland ranging 4.2, 4.7, and 5.3 on the Richter Scale. The intensity increased over the day.


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