Eldey volcano

Actualizado: 18 ago. 2022 09:54 GMT - Refresh
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
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
Fecha / HoraRevista / Prof.Distancia/Ubicación
martes, 16 agosto 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
16 ago 2022 14:10 (GMT +0) (16 ago 2022 14:10 GMT)

10.2 km
5.9 km (3.7 mi)
Iceland: 5.4 Km N of Eldey
sábado, 13 agosto 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
13 ago 2022 20:03 (GMT +0) (13 ago 2022 20:03 GMT)

10.5 km
24 km (15 mi)
Iceland: 9.2 Km SW of Geirfugladrangur
miércoles, 10 agosto 2022 GMT (2 sismos)
10 ago 2022 20:22 (GMT +0) (10 ago 2022 20:22 GMT)

9.7 km
7.3 km (4.5 mi)
Iceland: 5.6 Km NNE of Eldey
10 ago 2022 16:06 (GMT +0) (10 ago 2022 16:06 GMT)

8.1 km
9.6 km (6 mi)
Iceland: 8.0 Km NNE of Eldey
sábado, 6 agosto 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
6 ago 2022 18:55 (GMT +0) (6 ago 2022 18:55 GMT)

5.3 km
3.6 km (2.2 mi)
Iceland: 3.0 Km SE of Eldeyjardrangur

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