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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Erupciones del volcán Theistareykjarbunga:

750 BC ± 100 years

Fecha / HoraRevista / Prof.Distancia/Ubicación
jueves, 14 octubre 2021 16:16 GMT (1 terremoto)
14 oct 2021 16:16 (GMT +0) (14 oct 2021 16:16 GMT)

2.7 km
20 km (12 mi)
Iceland: 1.4 Km S of Kröfluvirkjun
lunes, 4 octubre 2021 01:18 GMT (2 sismos)
4 oct 2021 01:18 (GMT +0) (4 oct 2021 01:18 GMT)

9.8 km
44 km (27 mi)
Iceland: 11.2 Km WSW of Kópasker
4 oct 2021 01:18 (GMT +0) (4 oct 2021 01:18 GMT)

8.3 km
44 km (27 mi)
Iceland: 11.3 Km WSW of Kópasker


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.

Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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