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Brennisteinsfjöll volcano

Actualizado: 5 oct. 2022 16:15 GMT -
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

Latest nearby earthquakes

Fecha / HoraRevista / Prof.Distancia/Ubicación
miércoles, 5 octubre 2022 GMT (2 sismos)
5 oct 2022 02:35 (GMT +0) (5 oct 2022 02:35 GMT)
2.5

4 km
13 km (8.1 mi)
Iceland: 4.1 Km NNW of Krýsuvík
5 oct 2022 02:35 (GMT +0) (5 oct 2022 02:35 GMT)
2.5

4 km
13 km (8.1 mi)
Iceland: 4.1 Km NNW of Krýsuvík

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


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
dom, 7 oct 2012, 12:05

Brennisteinsfjöll volcano (Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland) activity update: earthquake swarms

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
lun, 3 sep 2012, 17:46

Seismic swarm on the Rykjanes Peninsula (Iceland) near Breinnisteinsfjöll volcano

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
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