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Sun, 7 Oct 2012, 12:05
Time and depth of quakes (7 Oct 2012) near Brenisteinsfjöll volcano
Un nuevo enjambre terremoto ocurrido el fin de semana en la península de Reykjanes de Islandia, en la zona volcánica de rift unos 12 km S-O de Brenisteinsfjöll volcán. Los temblores más grandes fue un evento M3.8 a 5 km de profundidad el viernes a las 19:42 UTC. ... Read all
Mon, 3 Sep 2012, 17:46
Map of the quakes (red: within 48 hours, yellow: past week)
Un enjambre de terremoto empezó ayer NE del volcán Breinnisteinsfjöll en la SISZ (zona de sismica de Islandia del Sur) en la península de Reykjanes. El enjambre es en la zona del reciente sismo 4.4 el 30 de agosto y su enjambre de réplicas. Read all

Brennisteinsfjöll volcano

Crater rows 626 m / 2,054 ft
Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland, 63.92°N / -21.83°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 7 Mar 2021 (earthquake swarms)

The Brennisteinsfjöll volcanic system, located east of Kleifarvatn lake, consists of a series of NE-SW-trending crater rows and small shield volcanoes.

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Typical eruption style: Efusiva (flujos de lava)
Erupciones del volcán Brennisteinsfjöll: 1000(?), 1188(?), 1200(?), 1341

Latest nearby earthquakes

Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
Wed, 12 May 2021 (GMT) (5 temblores)
12 May 2021 09:06:39 GMT
0.1

4.9 km - Más
km7.5 Km NNE of Reykjanestá, Iceland
12 May 2021 07:23:25 GMT
1.2

4.3 km - Más
km2.0 Km NW of Reykjanestá, Iceland
12 May 2021 07:23:25 GMT
0.7

6.2 km - Más
km3.5 Km NE of Reykjanestá, Iceland
12 May 2021 07:23:25 GMT
0.3

6.4 km - Más
km3.7 Km NE of Reykjanestá, Iceland
12 May 2021 06:37:12 GMT
0.2

4.5 km - Más
km4.8 Km N of Grindavík, Iceland

Background

Postglacial and historical basaltic lavas cover a wide area. An eruption in 1000 AD was dated by its occurrence at the time of a meeting of the Icelandic outdoor parliament at Thingvellier. The most recent eruption at Brennisteinsfjöll took place in the 14th century.
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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute


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