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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]
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
A large landslide occurred from the southern wall of the Askja caldera yesterday night. The slide caused a large flood wave in the Öskjuvatn lake that also swept into the famous Viti crater. ... [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) (39 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Fri, 18 Oct 06:32 UTC (GMT)
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Thu, 17 Oct 2019 (13 earthquakes)
Thu, 17 Oct 23:24 UTCM 0.9 / 5.5 km - [info]Askja (19 km) - Central Iceland 3.6 km NNW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 19:13 UTCM 1.0 / 6.7 km - [info]Askja (18 km) - Central Iceland 3.3 km NNW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 17:41 UTCM 0.7 / 7.3 km - [info]Askja (19 km) - Central Iceland 3.9 km NNW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 09:33 UTCM 1.0 / 7.5 km - [info]Askja (18 km) - Central Iceland 3.4 km NNW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 09:33 UTCM 0.8 / 7.6 km - [info]Askja (18 km) - Central Iceland 3.2 km NNW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 07:49 UTCM 1.0 / 8.7 km - [info]Askja (29 km) - Central Iceland 3.2 km SSE of Herðubreiðarlindir (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 07:46 UTCM 0.3 / 3.9 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland 3.4 km W of Dreki (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 07:41 UTCM 0.1 / 1.5 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland 3.7 km SW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 07:38 UTCM 0.5 / 9.2 km - [info]Askja (11 km) - Central Iceland 4.0 km E of Dreki (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 05:13 UTCM 1.1 / 7.2 km - [info]Askja (18 km) - Central Iceland 2.9 km NNW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 04:43 UTCM 2.3 / 5.8 km - [info]Askja (19 km) - Central Iceland 3.4 km NNW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Reykjavik / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me out of my sleep. Felt “bumping”
Thu, 17 Oct 04:43 UTCM 1.7 / 4.3 km - [info]Askja (20 km) - Central Iceland 2.7 km N of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Thu, 17 Oct 02:50 UTCM 0.7 / 2.6 km - [info]Askja (6 km) - Central Iceland 8.0 km S of Lokatindur (Iceland)
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Wed, 16 Oct 2019
Wed, 16 Oct 20:50 UTCM 0.6 / 4.6 km - [info]Askja (3 km) - Central Iceland 3.8 km W of Dreki (Iceland)
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Wed, 16 Oct 19:54 UTCM 0.4 / 11.7 km - [info]Askja (25 km) - Central Iceland 6.5 km SSE of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Wed, 16 Oct 12:10 UTCM 0.9 / 4.4 km - [info]Askja (3 km) - Central Iceland 4.0 km WSW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Wed, 16 Oct 07:44 UTCM 0.6 / 4.1 km - [info]Askja (16 km) - Central Iceland 3.9 km SSW of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Wed, 16 Oct 04:14 UTCM 0.6 / 4.5 km - [info]Askja (2 km) - Central Iceland 5.8 km WSW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 (6 earthquakes)
Mon, 14 Oct 14:50 UTCM 0.2 / 4.5 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland 3.2 km WSW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Mon, 14 Oct 14:45 UTCM 0.2 / 4.6 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland 3.3 km WSW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Mon, 14 Oct 14:29 UTCM 1.0 / 2.5 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland 4.0 km SW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Mon, 14 Oct 14:29 UTCM 0.7 / 3.7 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland 3.6 km SW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Mon, 14 Oct 11:12 UTCM 0.3 / 2.6 km - [info]Askja (20 km) - Central Iceland 4.9 km WSW of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Mon, 14 Oct 03:09 UTCM 0.2 / 5.7 km - [info]Askja (9 km) - Central Iceland 1.6 km ENE of Dreki (Iceland)
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Sun, 13 Oct 2019
Sun, 13 Oct 21:32 UTCM 0.6 / 2.9 km - [info]Askja (12 km) - Central Iceland 7.1 km NNE of Dreki (Iceland)
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Sun, 13 Oct 21:32 UTCM 0.4 / 3.3 km - [info]Askja (12 km) - Central Iceland 7.1 km NNE of Dreki (Iceland)
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Sun, 13 Oct 07:22 UTCM 0.1 / 4.6 km - [info]Askja (3 km) - Central Iceland 3.8 km WSW of Dreki (Iceland)
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Sun, 13 Oct 00:02 UTCM 0.6 / 5.8 km - [info]Askja (10 km) - Central Iceland 4.0 km E of Dreki (Iceland)
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Sat, 12 Oct 2019 (7 earthquakes)
Sat, 12 Oct 23:53 UTCM 0.2 / 7 km - [info]Askja (11 km) - Central Iceland 4.3 km E of Dreki (Iceland)
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Sat, 12 Oct 23:44 UTCM 0.2 / 3.7 km - [info]Askja (24 km) - Central Iceland 1.1 km WSW of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Sat, 12 Oct 23:44 UTCM 0.9 / 6.8 km - [info]Askja (24 km) - Central Iceland 1.1 km W of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Sat, 12 Oct 16:20 UTCM 0.1 / 4.5 km - [info]Askja (24 km) - Central Iceland 2.3 km S of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Sat, 12 Oct 16:20 UTCM 0.8 / 10.6 km - [info]Askja (21 km) - Central Iceland 4.5 km N of Herðubreiðartögl (Iceland)
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Sat, 12 Oct 04:22 UTCM 0.6 / 3.6 km - [info]Askja (23 km) - Central Iceland 2.3 km S of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Sat, 12 Oct 04:22 UTCM 0.9 / 5.4 km - [info]Askja (23 km) - Central Iceland 2.5 km SSW of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Fri, 11 Oct 2019
Fri, 11 Oct 17:44 UTCM 1.0 / 7.8 km - [info]Askja (26 km) - Central Iceland 3.8 km NNW of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Fri, 11 Oct 17:44 UTCM 0.8 / 11 km - [info]Askja (26 km) - Central Iceland 3.9 km NNW of Herðubreið (Iceland)
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Fri, 11 Oct 14:00 UTCM 0.3 / 6.4 km - [info]Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland 7.3 km NNE of Dreki (Iceland)
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Fri, 11 Oct 14:00 UTCM 1.1 / 4.9 km - [info]Askja (12 km) - Central Iceland 7.1 km NNE of Dreki (Iceland)
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.3*10^8 J (64.4 KWh) [learn more]

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