Theistareykjarbunga volcano

Caldera 564 m (1,850 ft)
Island, 65.88°N / -16.84°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

The Holocene Theistareykjarbunga basaltic shield volcano (also known as Theistareykir) and its associated N-S fissure system extends from north of Myvatn lake to the northern coast of Iceland.

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Typical eruption style:

Efusivo.


Erupciones del volcán Theistareykjarbunga:

750 BC ± 100 years

Fecha / HoraRevista / Prof.Distancia/Ubicación
sábado, 25 septiembre 2021 22:01 GMT (1 terremoto)
25 sep 2021 22:01 (GMT +0) (25 sep 2021 22:01 GMT)
0.9

4.8 km
39 km (24 mi)
Iceland: 16.1 Km WSW of Kópasker
domingo, 19 septiembre 2021 15:33 GMT (2 sismos)
19 sep 2021 15:33 (GMT +0) (19 sep 2021 15:33 GMT)
1.2

4.5 km
47 km (29 mi)
Iceland: 15.1 Km W of Kópasker
19 sep 2021 08:39 (GMT +0) (19 sep 2021 08:39 GMT)
0.9

6.2 km
47 km (29 mi)
Iceland: 15.2 Km W of Kópasker
viernes, 17 septiembre 2021 14:58 GMT (1 terremoto)
17 sep 2021 14:58 (GMT +0) (17 sep 2021 14:58 GMT)
1.1

3.8 km
48 km (30 mi)
Iceland: 14.5 Km W of Kópasker

Background

The low, 564-m-high Theistareykjarbunga shield volcano is the northernmost subaerial volcanic system along the eastern volcanic zone of Iceland. The Theistareykjarbunga segment is dominated by the 30 cu km Storaviti shield volcano, which was formed slightly after deglaciation. The youngest dated eruption produced the Theistareykjahraun lava flow about 2700 years ago.

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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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