Fagradalsfjall Volcano – Season 3 Episode 1 (2023)

“I need to calm down” – I told my wife as we learned about the volcano eruption. I typically feel an intense urge to immediately go to the eruption site, which sometimes feels unhealthy. Before the eruption I had planned to go for a run on Hengifell mountain (15 km, 700 m elevation). So I […]

Do We Hear Earthquakes? Unraveling the Sound of Seismic Activity

In recent times, the city of Reykjavik has been experiencing a heightened seismic activity, capturing the attention of both residents and scientists alike. This surge in earthquakes is linked to the potential eruption of the Fagradalsfjall volcano, located on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland. As the ground rumbles beneath their feet, locals have been witnesses […]

Noise From The Volcano: Meridalur

It wasn’t easy to get up at 4 a.m. after just 4 hours of sleep and go for a hike. It was worth it though: by the volcano, just a few people, everyone quietly enjoying the majesty of the nature. We were sitting like, in the cold and in the rain, but mesmerized by this […]

The sound of Fagradalsfjall volcano – August 2022

In the meantime, you can also check out the sounds from the last year’s eruption – no drones and helicopters there 🙂 And the sound of flowing lava You probably wonder, what is the sound of the current eruption in Iceland. It is powerful, impressive and very pristine. I recorded it from the distance so […]

Volcano in Iceland

I did it. I was there. With tears in my eyes because that was my dream. Flowing lava really sounds like broken glass. And, you hear, it was very close to people. The near-cosmic temperature, gas clogging the breath, could not be held there for long. This is the sound of a volcanic eruption in […]

How does volcano at the magic hour sound?

Does the volcano sound different when you visit it by hitting the so-called golden hour? I am sure it does. It’s summer in Iceland, the sun is almost not set – it is bright until 11 pm, and before 5 am it is dawn again. We made it to Geldingadalur yesterday when the sun was […]


One of the three craters (next to Rauðbrók and Smábrók) of the same seven-kilometer eruption crevice, formed around 3,400 years ago. Located in West Iceland. Before I went there for the first time, I drove by him many times and always looked at him mesmerized. Regular shape, eye-catching black color. The view from Grábrók to […]

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