Eldey volcano

submarine volcano 70 m / 230 ft
Reykjanes Ridge, Iceland, 63.73°N / -23°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

The Eldey volcanic system is located on the northernmost part of the Reykjanes Ridge and is submarine with the exception of Eldey Island and the skerries (small rocky islands) Eldeyjardrangur, Geirfugladrangur, and Geirfuglasker.
Maximum water depth within the system is about 250 m. Eldey has been moderately active in Holocene time. Characteristic activity consists of explosive submarine basaltic eruptions. Six small eruptions have been located within this system during the last 1,100 years, the last occurring in 1926 CE.

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Typical eruption style: effusive
Erupciones del volcán Eldey: 1926, 1884(?), 1879, 1422, 1340, 1211

Latest nearby earthquakes

Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
Fri, 14 May 2021 (GMT) (5 temblores)
14 May 2021 21:40:12 GMT
2.4

1.1 km - Más
km17.0 Km WSW of Geirfugladrangur, Iceland
14 May 2021 20:50:44 GMT
1.5

5.7 km - Más
km7.3 Km WNW of Grindavík, Iceland
14 May 2021 19:10:26 GMT
1.5

5.9 km - Más
km7.1 Km WNW of Grindavík, Iceland
14 May 2021 16:04:40 GMT
1.4

65 km - Más
km19.5 Km SSE of Reykjanestá, Iceland
14 May 2021 14:04:58 GMT
0.7

3.5 km - Más
km3.6 Km NW of Grindavík, Iceland



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