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Brennisteinsfjöll volcano
Crater rows 626 m / 2,054 ft
Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland, 63.92°N / -21.83°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
Brennisteinsfjöll volcano books
Brennisteinsfjöll volcano eruptions:
1000(?), 1188(?), 1200(?), 1341
Typical eruption style:
Effusive (lava flows)
Last earthquakes nearby
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Breinnisteinsfjöll volcano news & activity updates:

Sun, 7 Oct 2012, 12:05
Time and depth of quakes (7 Oct 2012) near Brenisteinsfjöll volcano
A new earthquake swarm occurred over the weekend on the Iceland's Reykjanes peninsula, on the volcanic rift zone about 12 km SW of Brenisteinsfjöll volcano. The largest quakes was a M3.8 event at 5 km depth on Friday at 19:42 UTC.
Location of quakes (7 Oct 2012) near Brenisteinsfjöll volcano
Tue, 4 Sep 2012, 13:46
Map of the quakes (red: within 48 hours, yellow: past week)
Update 4 Sep: The swarm still continues with over 30 quakes in the same area so far today. ...more [read all]

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