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3 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Earthquakes rock Iceland volcano

Earthquakes are rocking Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, adding to concerns that magma movements may trigger an eruption that could hinder air traffic.

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6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Lava flow from Hawaii volcano could threaten homes, scientists say

State scientists and officials are warning some residents of Hawaii's Big Island that their homes could be jeopardized by a lava flow from Kilauea Volcano that is moving through a forest preserve toward their neighborhood.

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6 hrs ago | Iceland Review

Big Earthquakes Indicate Volcanic Activity Underground

The seismic activity in Bar arbunga was greater last night than the night before.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Iceland Review

Scientists: Eruption Still Possible

Scientists of the Icelandic Met Office and the University of Iceland, Institute of Earth Sciences have evaluated the current status at Bar arbunga and have concluded the following: The dike could reach the surface of the crust, starting an eruption.

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International Business Times

Iceland Volcano: Bardarbunga Stricken by 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake But ...

An Air Algerie Airways plane prepares to land at Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers July 24, 2014.

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Science

As Iceland volcano rumbles, scientists plan for aviation alerts

Nicarnica Aviation successfully tested its airborne ash detection system , mounted on an Airbus A340 airplane, last October.

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Iceland Review

Will the Magma Flow North to Askja Volcano?

Volcanologist Haraldur Sigur sson claims that it is possible that the underground magma from Bar arbunga may seep into the volcanic system of Askja volcano and ignite a powerful eruption in that region.

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Iceland Review

New Webcam Set Up by Bar arbunga Volcano

Telecom company Mila set up a new webcam by Bar arbunga volcano on Saturday. The area can now be watched online on two webcams.

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The Independent

Iceland volcano: Bardarbunga hit by most powerful earthquake since eruption fears began

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Iceland Review

Magma Intrusion Approaches Askja Fissure Swarm

The magma intrusion of Bar arbunga volcano has continued to lengthen and now extends 5 km beyond the edge of Dyngjujokull, an outlet glacier on the northern border of Vatnajokull, approaching a fissure swarm belonging to the volcanic system of Askja in the northeastern highlands of Iceland.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Anniversary of Pompeii's eruption compared with Iceland's volcano

On August 24 79 AD Mount Vesuvius erupted and ultimately destroyed Pompeii . With a red alert issued on Saturday , when and how will Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupt? On Sunday there were earthquakes of magnitude 5.3 and 5. History of Vesuvius Eruption Pliny, a Roman administrator and poet, wrote of the event.

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LiveScience

No Eruption Yet at Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano

This diagram shows the earthquakes that have occurred around Iceland's Bar arbunga volcano since Aug. 16, 2014.

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The Miami Herald

Hawaii volcano lava flow could threaten homes

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says the June 27 lava flow, named for the date it began erupting from a new vent, isn't an immediate threat to homes but could become one in weeks or months if it continues to advance.

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NHK World

NRA safety plan over volcano eruptions questioned

Experts on volcanoes are posing questions about the safety guidelines of Japan's nuclear regulator in dealing with volcanic eruptions.

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ABS-CBN News

7 volcanic quakes observed around Taal Volcano

MANILA Seven volcanic earthquakes were observed around Taal Volcano over the weekend, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Mail

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The Age

Iceland volcano raises aviation alert, may disrupt flights

Iceland evacuates an area north of the country's Bardarbunga volcano, as the country's civil protection agency says it cannot rule out an eruption.

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The Village Voice

Rightbloggers' Long Obsession with Obama and Golf -- And Why It's Finally Paying Off

Maureen Dowd, recently adopted as a " narrative journalist " by the New York Times Magazine , did a Sunday column about how Obama likes to golf even when bad things are happening .

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Iceland Review

No Eruption, J kuls Still Quiet, Alert Phase Lowered

The Icelandic Met Office has decided to lower the alert phase for flights over BA rA arbunga volcano in the northwestern VatnajA kull glacier from red to orange.

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Key 103

Iceland: Bardarbunga Risk Level Lowered

However, seismic activity continues at the subglacial volcano, which has been hit by thousands of earthquakes over the past week.

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