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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) (24 quakes)

 | latest | archive: show
Earthquake depth plot Updated: Wed, 22 Feb 06:35 UTC (GMT)
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Wed, 22 Feb
Wed, 22 Feb 05:54 UTCM 0.7 / 1.6 km - [info]Askja (28 km) - Central Iceland8.0 km SSE of Herðubreiðarlindir
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Tue, 21 Feb
Tue, 21 Feb 00:17 UTCM 1.1 / 7.5 km - [info]Askja (6 km) - Central Iceland2.6 km SSW of Dreki
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Tue, 21 Feb 00:17 UTCM 1.5 / 4.3 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.2 km WSW of Dreki
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Mon, 20 Feb
Mon, 20 Feb 13:56 UTCM 0.4 / 4.9 km - [info]Askja (14 km) - Central Iceland4.7 km WSW of Herðubreiðartögl
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Mon, 20 Feb 13:56 UTCM 1.5 / 6.3 km - [info]Askja (14 km) - Central Iceland4.9 km WSW of Herðubreiðartögl
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Mon, 20 Feb 02:55 UTCM 0.4 / 7 km - [info]Askja (15 km) - Central Iceland16.2 km SSW of Dreki
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Sun, 19 Feb
Sun, 19 Feb 20:26 UTCM 0.9 / 4.7 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.3 km WSW of Dreki
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Sun, 19 Feb 19:25 UTCM 0.7 / 9.2 km - [info]Askja (22 km) - Central Iceland17.5 km ENE of Kistufell
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Sat, 18 Feb
Sat, 18 Feb 19:07 UTCM 0.7 / 4.6 km - [info] (30 km)1.1 km WNW of Herðubreiðarlindir
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Sat, 18 Feb 14:59 UTCM 0.4 / 8 km - [info]Askja (23 km) - Central Iceland2.3 km WSW of Herðubreið
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Sat, 18 Feb 14:59 UTCM 0.6 / 8 km - [info]Askja (23 km) - Central Iceland2.3 km WSW of Herðubreið
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Sat, 18 Feb 13:27 UTCM 0.6 / 1 km - [info]Askja (10 km) - Central Iceland7.0 km S of Dreki
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Sat, 18 Feb 09:43 UTCM 0.8 / 4 km - [info]Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.4 km SW of Dreki
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Fri, 17 Feb
Fri, 17 Feb 16:39 UTCM 0.5 / 3.5 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (20 km) - Eastern Iceland14.4 km ENE of Kistufell
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Fri, 17 Feb 04:11 UTCM 0.5 / 12.1 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (27 km) - Eastern Iceland23.9 km NE of Kverkfjöll
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Thu, 16 Feb
Thu, 16 Feb 23:09 UTCM 0.2 / 12 km - [info]Askja (22 km) - Central Iceland4.9 km NNE of Herðubreiðartögl
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Thu, 16 Feb 15:49 UTCM 0.9 / 9.7 km - [info]Askja (28 km) - Central Iceland2.9 km W of Herðubreiðarlindir
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Thu, 16 Feb 12:28 UTCM 0.1 / 12.8 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (21 km) - Eastern Iceland15.7 km ENE of Kistufell
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Thu, 16 Feb 10:45 UTCM 0.2 / 4.4 km - [info]Askja (25 km) - Central Iceland6.1 km SSE of Herðubreið
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Wed, 15 Feb
Wed, 15 Feb 23:48 UTCM 0.4 / 9.3 km - [info]Askja (28 km) - Central Iceland3.2 km WNW of Herðubreiðarlindir
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Wed, 15 Feb 20:33 UTCM 0.5 / 10.8 km - [info]Askja (28 km) - Central Iceland2.7 km W of Herðubreiðarlindir
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Wed, 15 Feb 15:28 UTCM 0.4 / 8 km - [info]Askja (28 km) - Central Iceland2.6 km W of Herðubreiðarlindir
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Wed, 15 Feb 13:08 UTCM 0.4 / 4.6 km - [info]Askja (10 km) - Central Iceland3.4 km ENE of Dreki
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Wed, 15 Feb 12:28 UTCM 0.2 / 6.5 km - [info]Askja (11 km) - Central Iceland4.3 km ENE of Dreki
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