Toxic Fumes Coming Out Of Holuhraun - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Toxic Fumes Coming Out Of Holuhraun

Published September 5, 2014

Nanna Árnadóttir
Photos by
Axel Sigurðarson

Toxic fumes from the Holuhraun eruption have been measured 6 km above the ground, reports RÚV.

The fumes are mostly sulfur dioxide. Around 40 million cubic metres of lava have been produced by the eruption, or over 100 million tonnes.

Around 350 earthquakes were measured at Dyngjujökull and Bárðarbunga though none of them had a magnitude over 5.

The eruption at Holuhraun looks unchanged and can be seen via the Míla live-feed webcam.

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