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Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Eruption (2010)
Eruption risk rising for earthquake-racked volcano in Iceland
Eruption risk rising for earthquake-racked volcano in Iceland

Thousands of small earthquakes have rattled Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano over the last five days, prompting meteorologists to warn of an increasing risk of eruption and causing public safety authorities to evacuate tourists from the popular summer climbing venue. The escalating seismic activity on the volcano has also led authorities to issue an aviation alert for possible ash releases that could interfere with navigation. In April 2010, the smaller Eyjafjallajokull volcano spewed ash nine miles high, sending a particle cloud over much of Europe that grounded 100,000 flights and 8 million travelers for a week because of the potential damage to aircraft engines. At least 3,600...

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