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  • Scientists have concluded that the eruption of August 23rd under Vatnajökull was ten times larger than the eruption on August 28th in Holuhraun.

  • Map accounting for newest eruption

  • First stone from last night’s eruption

  • Eruption in PNG more significant in scope and scale than current Icelandic eruption. Also noteworthy that people live beside this PNG eruption.

  • In Holuhraun, 5km north of the glacier, smokes a fissure 900m long.

  • Updated map with location of new fissure eruption

  • First flyover images of the eruption

  • Icelandic Meteorological Office is so excited to update with eruption news that they misspelled the glacier’s name (should be Dyngjujökull).