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The ongoing earthquake swarm at the Askja caldera in Iceland
Monday, Nov 11, 2019
An swarm of earthquakes is occurring near the Askja caldera, in an area approx. 10 km ENE from the rim and at depths around 5 km. ... [more]
Recent earthquakes under Herdubreid volcano
Monday, Oct 12, 2015
A shallow earthquake swarm has been occurring 25 km NE of the Aksja caldera since Thursday. ... [more]
 

Askja volcano

Stratovolcano 1516 m (4,974 ft), Central Iceland, 65.03°N / -16.75°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (36 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Tue, 21 Jan 14:47 UTC (GMT)
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 (8 earthquakes)
Mon, 20 Jan 18:39 UTCM 1.5 / 6.3 km - [info]Askja (12 km) - Central Iceland 5.3 km ENE of Dreki (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 Jan 17:16 UTCM 0.6 / 7 km - [info]Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland 5.7 km SW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 Jan 16:37 UTCM 0.5 / 3.9 km - [info]Askja (16 km) - Central Iceland 2.8 km WSW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 Jan 16:25 UTCM 0.6 / 3.5 km - [info]Askja (24 km) - Central Iceland 2.8 km SSE of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 Jan 15:29 UTCM 0.4 / 5.9 km - [info]Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland 5.1 km SW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 Jan 13:28 UTCM 0.5 / 0.1 km - [info]Askja (12 km) - Central Iceland 5.0 km E of Dreki (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 Jan 11:39 UTCM 0.5 / 7.3 km - [info]Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland 5.5 km SW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 Jan 11:03 UTCM 0.6 / 7 km - [info]Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland 5.9 km ENE of Dreki (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020
Sun, 19 Jan 23:13 UTCM 1.9 / 4.6 km - [info]Askja (24 km) - Central Iceland 2.2 km SSE of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 2020 (12 earthquakes)
Fri, 17 Jan 16:05 UTCM 0.9 / 6.3 km - [info]Askja (5 km) - Central Iceland 4.5 km SW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 16:05 UTCM 0.7 / 5.4 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland 3.9 km SW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 03:03 UTCM 0.7 / 1.7 km - [info]Askja (3 km) - Central Iceland 4.2 km W of Dreki (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 02:48 UTCM 0.5 / 5.5 km - [info]Askja (14 km) - Central Iceland 4.8 km W of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 01:46 UTCM 1.0 / 4 km - [info]Askja (3 km) - Central Iceland 4.8 km W of Dreki (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 01:46 UTCM 1.5 / 2 km - [info]Askja (3 km) - Central Iceland 4.3 km W of Dreki (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 01:25 UTCM 0.6 / 3.9 km - [info]Askja (23 km) - Central Iceland 3.5 km S of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 01:25 UTCM 0.8 / 4.2 km - [info]Askja (23 km) - Central Iceland 2.9 km S of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 00:58 UTCM 0.5 / 3.5 km - [info]Askja (23 km) - Central Iceland 3.2 km SSE of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 00:55 UTCM 0.9 / 4.9 km - [info]Askja (23 km) - Central Iceland 3.5 km S of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 00:55 UTCM 0.7 / 4.8 km - [info]Askja (23 km) - Central Iceland 4.8 km S of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 Jan 00:16 UTCM 0.8 / 4.8 km - [info]Askja (23 km) - Central Iceland 3.0 km S of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Thu, 16 Jan 23:44 UTCM 0.8 / 5.1 km - [info]Askja (15 km) - Central Iceland 4.7 km WNW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Thu, 16 Jan 23:44 UTCM 0.5 / 5.7 km - [info]Askja (14 km) - Central Iceland 4.6 km W of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Thu, 16 Jan 20:31 UTCM 0.4 / 3.9 km - [info]Askja (25 km) - Central Iceland 6.8 km SE of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Wed, 15 Jan 2020 (7 earthquakes)
Wed, 15 Jan 08:11 UTCM 0.6 / 8.2 km - [info]Askja (22 km) - Central Iceland 17.4 km ENE of Kistufell (Iceland)
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Wed, 15 Jan 06:07 UTCM 1.0 / 12.3 km - [info]Askja (19 km) - Central Iceland 6.9 km WSW of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Wed, 15 Jan 05:52 UTCM 1.2 / 7.2 km - [info]Askja (21 km) - Central Iceland 5.0 km W of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Wed, 15 Jan 05:52 UTCM 0.9 / 6.4 km - [info]Askja (21 km) - Central Iceland 5.0 km W of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Wed, 15 Jan 03:52 UTCM 0.9 / 6.8 km - [info]Askja (20 km) - Central Iceland 5.4 km WSW of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Wed, 15 Jan 03:52 UTCM 0.7 / 6.4 km - [info]Askja (21 km) - Central Iceland 4.6 km W of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Wed, 15 Jan 01:43 UTCM 1.0 / 7.9 km - [info]Askja (22 km) - Central Iceland 17.4 km ENE of Kistufell (Iceland)
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Tue, 14 Jan 2020
Tue, 14 Jan 23:12 UTCM 0.7 / 3.1 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland 3.5 km SW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Tue, 14 Jan 16:56 UTCM 0.4 / 5 km - [info]Askja (22 km) - Central Iceland 4.4 km W of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Tue, 14 Jan 16:56 UTCM 0.8 / 5.4 km - [info]Askja (21 km) - Central Iceland 4.9 km W of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Tue, 14 Jan 16:47 UTCM 0.4 / 5.2 km - [info]Askja (21 km) - Central Iceland 4.8 km W of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Tue, 14 Jan 16:47 UTCM 0.9 / 5.6 km - [info]Askja (21 km) - Central Iceland 4.7 km W of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 9.7*10^7 J (27 KWh) [learn more]

Earthquake statistics

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