Brennisteinsfjöll volcano

Actualizado: 18 ago. 2022 01:10 GMT - Refresh
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: 12 mar 2022 (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
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
Fecha / HoraRevista / Prof.Distancia/Ubicación
miércoles, 17 agosto 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
17 ago 2022 14:34 (GMT +0) (17 ago 2022 14:34 GMT)

5.4 km
12 km (7.5 mi)
Iceland: 4.7 Km ESE of Keilir
domingo, 7 agosto 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
7 ago 2022 11:52 (GMT +0) (7 ago 2022 11:52 GMT)

5.2 km
9.6 km (6 mi)
Iceland: 4.9 Km NNE of Krýsuvík
jueves, 4 agosto 2022 GMT (3 sismos)
4 ago 2022 21:46 (GMT +0) (4 ago 2022 21:46 GMT)

4.9 km
19 km (12 mi)
Iceland: 2.8 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall
4 ago 2022 17:06 (GMT +0) (4 ago 2022 17:06 GMT)

4.5 km
11 km (6.8 mi)
Iceland: 1.0 Km ENE of Krýsuvík
4 ago 2022 09:26 (GMT +0) (4 ago 2022 09:26 GMT)

4 km
18 km (11 mi)
Iceland: 2.2 Km SW of Keilir


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.
Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute

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