Strong eruption at Lokbatan mud volcano in Baku, Azerbaijan

Strong eruption at Lokbatan mud volcano in Baku, Azerbaijan

A strong eruption took place at the Azerbaijani Lokbatan mud volcano on August 11, 2022, covering about 2 ha (4.94 acres) of land with mud. This is an active mud volcano whose last eruption took place in 2018. Since 1829, it erupted at least 27 times.

Increased likelihood of eruption near Fagradalsfjall, Iceland

Increased likelihood of eruption near Fagradalsfjall, Iceland

An intense earthquake swarm that started in the Krýsuvík-Trölladyngja volcanic system on July 30 continues and, according to the latest analysis by the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO), the chances of eruption in the area around Fagradalsfjall in the coming days or weeks have increased and are considered significant.