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Location of the earthquake swarm near Krisuvik
Sunday, Sep 02, 2012
Un terremoto de magnitud 3.1 seguido por un enjambre de temblores pequeños se produjo en la península de Reykjanes en Islandia el ayer por la tarde a las 16:33 GMT. Los sismos son unos 10 km S-O de Krisuvik volcán en Islandia y situado a unos 7 km de profundidad. [Leer más]
Location of the recent quakes at Krisuvik (Icelandic Met Office)
Sunday, Aug 19, 2012
Un enjambre sísmico ocurrido en el volcán Krisuvik en Aug 18 y consistía en 43 temblores en su mayoría muy pequeños (por debajo de M1) a profundidades de casi 5 km. El evento más grande fue un terremoto M1.8 a 5,4 km de profundidad. [Leer más]

Krísuvík volcano

Crater rows 379 m / 1,243 ft
Southwestern Iceland, 63.93°N / -22.1°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Krísuvík volcano books
Last update: 16 May 2018 (earthquake swarms)
Typical eruption style: Efusiva (flujos de lava)
Erupciones del volcán Krísuvík: 1075, 1100, 1151, 1188, 1340(?)
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Tue, 15 Oct 2019
Tue, 15 Oct 05:07 UTCM 2.4 / 4.3 km3 km2.0 km N of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
Tue, 15 Oct 05:07 UTCM 1.3 / 4.4 km3 km1.7 km NNW of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
Sun, 13 Oct 2019
Sun, 13 Oct 03:16 UTCM 0.6 / 5 km9 km3.1 km SE of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland)
Sun, 13 Oct 03:15 UTCM 0.7 / 4.6 km9 km3.1 km SE of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland)
Sun, 13 Oct 03:15 UTCM 1.0 / 4.2 km10 km3.6 km SSE of Fagradalsfjall (Iceland)
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Krísuvík is a system of eruptive fissures, craters and small basalt shields in SW Iceland west of lake Kleifarvatn. A large eruption occurred from the Ogmundargigar fissure in 1188.


The Krísuvík volcanic system is a group of NE-SW-trending basaltic crater rows and small shield volcanoes cutting the central Reykjanes Peninsula west of Kleifarvatn lake.
Several eruptions have taken place since the settlement of Iceland, including the eruption of a large lava flow from the Ogmundargigar crater row around the 12th century, probably in 1188. The latest eruption at Krísuvík took place during the 14th century.
Uplift in 2009: Between May and November 2009 the area over Krisuvik Volcano was uplifted by 3 cm.

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