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Grímsnes volcano

Crater rows 214 m (702 ft)
Island, 64.03°N / -20.87°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Grímsnes is a relatively small volcanic system located SE of Thingvallavatn lake east of an en echelon group of volcanic fields extending across the Reykjanes Peninsula.

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Typical eruption style: Efusiva (flujos de lava)
Erupciones del volcán Grímsnes: none during historic times

Latest nearby earthquakes

Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
Sat, 8 May 2021 (GMT) (1 terremoto)
8 May 2021 00:41:10 GMT
1.6

1.1 km - Más
km9.1 Km WSW of Raufarhólshellir, Iceland
Fri, 7 May 2021 (GMT) (4 temblores)
7 May 2021 21:41:56 GMT
1.1

3.7 km - Más
km2.3 Km ESE of Eiturhóll, Iceland
7 May 2021 20:19:13 GMT
0.5

5.4 km - Más
km4.4 Km E of Raufarhólshellir, Iceland
7 May 2021 20:12:53 GMT
1.1

4.5 km - Más
km2.4 Km E of Eiturhóll, Iceland
7 May 2021 19:30:58 GMT
1.1

5.1 km - Más
km3.3 Km ESE of Eiturhóll, Iceland

Background

Grímsnes lava flows cover 54 sq km and were erupted from a group of 11 fissures that produced a series of NE-SW-trending crater rows. The eruptions of the basaltic Grímsnes lavas were restricted to a relatively short interval between about 6500 and 5500 years ago.


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