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Latest news:
Sat, 17 Aug 2013, 10:03
Aerial photo of the NE rim of the Kverkjökull glacier with deposits of the flood and ash from the phreatic explosion (
Una pequeña erupción freática parece haber ocurrido ayer en el volcán central de Kverkfjoell cubiertas de hielo. El vapor-conducido (no hay magma fresco implicado) explosión seguida de una pequeña inundación glacial el 15 de agosto el glaciar de Kverkjökull lanzado al río Volga y era probablemente un resultado de la liberación de presión durante el diluvio. ... leer todo
Sat, 20 Oct 2012, 12:05
Location of quakes (Icelandic Met Office)
Un enjambre de pequeño terremoto ocurrido el sábado en el volcán de Kverkfjoell con unos 20 sismos. El mayor fue un evento de magnitud 2.6 en 1,1 km de profundidad. leer todo

Kverkfjöll volcano

Stratovolcano 1920? m (ca. 6,299 ft)
Eastern Iceland, 64.65°N / -16.72°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 1 Mar 2020 (glacial flood, minor phreatic activity)

Kverkfjöll, a large stratovolcano is hidden beneath the NE end of the Vatnajökull glacier. It has two elliptical ice-filled calderas, 8 x 5 km in diameter.
Fissures from the volcano can be traced 60 km to the NE. Kverkfjöll has had a number of subglacial eruptions in historic times.

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Typical eruption style: Effusive
Erupciones del volcán Kverkfjöll: 1655, 1729, 1729, 1929, 1959, 1968

Latest nearby earthquakes

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Sat, 17 Apr 2021 (GMT) (5 temblores)
17 Apr 2021 15:29:47 GMT
0.8

1.1 km - Más
23 km17.4 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland
17 Apr 2021 15:27:03 GMT
1.1

2.5 km - Más
22 km17.9 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland
17 Apr 2021 15:22:18 GMT
0.4

1.1 km - Más
19 km18.8 Km SSE of Kistufell, Iceland
17 Apr 2021 15:14:57 GMT
0.8

1.1 km - Más
20 km18.9 Km S of Kistufell, Iceland
17 Apr 2021 15:13:04 GMT
0.9

4.2 km - Más
24 km15.2 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland



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