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I’m cheating on the USGS site with a new nerdy website. 

Make that two. 

I’ve been spending the last few weeks watching and reading all about Eyjafjallajökull, the volcano in Iceland that erupted in April.  I’ve been checking out the Eruptions blog (http://scienceblogs.com/eruptions/) and the webcams for the  volcano (http://eldgos.mila.is/eyjafjallajokull-fra-hvolsvelli/).  The Eruptions blog is filled with comments every day from volcano-watchers and researchers around the world.  I get sucked into their threads.  It’s such nerdy fun.

The volcano is rumbling a lot right at this moment.  Webcam shows huge plume of ash and there have been many earthquakes in the last hour or so (I think).  Yeah – I can see those too here:  http://en.vedur.is/earthquakes-and-volcanism/earthquakes/

If it’s any consolation, I still check the USGS site every day also.  Arkansas – you just had a 2.5 earthquake!

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