Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Krysuvik
in Iceland

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Krysuvik can have a low humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 1000051
Name: Krysuvik
Lat/Lon: 63.883 , -22.083
Event Date: 03 Aug 2022 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: No people affected
Exposed Population 100km: No people affected
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 2
Population Exposure Index PEI: 5
Inserted at: 03 Aug 2022 17:32 UTC

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 231 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Islanda, fiumi di lava da una fenditura vulcanica a 40 km da Reykjavi' ... 2022-08-07T15:17+0200.

(Di domenica 7 agosto 2022) Tantissime persone si sono riversate stamane sul sito di una nuova eruzione della fessura vulcanica situata in una valle disabitata a circa 40 km da Reykjavi 'k, la capitale dell' Islanda . L'eruzione, ... L'e
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Volcan en Islande : les impressionnantes images de la nouvelle éruptio ... 2022-08-07T15:08+0200.

Une éruption volcanique a commencé mercredi près de Reykjavik, dans une fissure à proximité du site du Mont Fagradalsfjall, où un volcan s’était déjà réveillé en 2021. Un spectacle incroyable… mais dangereux. L’écoulement de la lave aux
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PHOTOS - Islande : les fascinantes images nocturnes de l'éruption volc ... 2022-08-07T14:52+0200.

Le noir de la nuit et le rouge de l'éruption se confondent. En Islande, à une quarantaine de kilomètres de la capitale Reykjavik, une fissure volcanique survenue le 3 août offre un spectacle impressionnant. Des jets de laves fumantes contin
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Islanda, fiumi di lava da una fenditura vulcanica a 40 km da Reykjavi' ... 2022-08-07T13:49+0200.

Tantissime persone si sono riversate stamane sul sito di una nuova eruzione della fessura vulcanica situata in una valle disabitata a circa 40 km da Reykjavi'k, la capitale dell'Islanda. L'eruzione, iniziata mercoledi', riguarda il vulcano
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (32), (2), INGV (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),