Active Volcano Could Erupt at any Moment

Posted by on Friday, June 24, 2016

A geophysics professor has warned that one of Iceland’s most active volcanoes named Hekla could erupt at any moment.

He added that people should stay away from the volcano.

There are also 20-30 planes full of passengers flying right over the top of Hekla every day.

Back in 2010 Icelands Eyjafjallajökull erupted causing widespread travel disruptions.

The volcano is accumulating magma and the pressure inside is higher than it has been before previous eruptions.

Hekla is in the south of Iceland with a height of 1,491 m. Hekla is one of Iceland's most active volcanoes; over 20 eruptions have occurred in and around the volcano since 874. It has an elevation of 1,488 metres and the last eruption was on February 26, 2000.



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