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Dyngjujökull in 1977, jökulhlaup event. This is the source of river Jökulsá á Fjöllum.

Seismic activity still great

21.8.2014

07:04 Seismic activity in Bárðarbunga and vicinity is still great. As yesterday, the main activity stems from the intrusive event under Dyngjujökull.

A few earthquakes, shallower than those described above, have occurred in Bárðarbunga, where the activity started. This is the same pattern as during previous days.

The highest magnitude during the last 24 hours was about 3.8, measured at 23:38 last night (20th August).

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