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Öraefajökull volcano
Stratovolcano 2119 m (6,952 ft)
Iceland, 64°N / -16.65°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Erupciones del volcán Öraefajökull:
1362 (Plinian eruption), 1727-28 (sub-Plinian)
Typical eruption style:

Explosivos.


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Öraefajökull volcano news & activity updates

Thu, 25 Oct 2018, 15:56
Earthquakes under Öræfajökull during the past 7 days
The volcano is continuing to show signs of unrest. Over the past months, elevated numbers of small earthquakes have continued to occur beneath the glacier-covered volcano, suggesting that fresh magma has been accumulating at shallow depth around 5 km. ...màs [leer todo]
Sat, 5 May 2018, 12:05
On 4 May, the Icelandic Met Office reduced the Aviation Color Code at Öræfajökull from Yellow to Green due to signs of reduced activity. Since September 2017 there has been less earthquake activity, stable hydrological and geochemical measurements, and reduced geothermal heat output. There has been possible minor ongoing inflation, but no signs of an imminent eruption.
Fri, 9 Feb 2018, 10:28
Ligera agitación sísmica continúa en el volcán. Esta mañana, un terremoto de baja magnitud 3.4 ocurrió esta mañana 3,2 km S-E de Hvannadalshnjúkur bajo la caldera del volcán. ...màs
Fri, 19 Jan 2018, 10:13
Location of yesterday's 3.1 earthquake under Öraefajökull volcano
Un terremoto de magnitud 3,1 ocurrió ayer en la caldera norte del volcán. Su muy escasa profundidad (dado como 100 m) sugiere que es más probable causado por los ajustes del glaciar y no por una intrusión de magma. ...màs [leer todo]
Wed, 28 Sep 2011, 17:06
Öraefajökull volcano in SE Iceland
Iceland's tallest volcano, the large sub-glacial Öraefajökull volcano under Vatnajökull glacier on the SE tip of Iceland has been showing an unusual number of earthquakes over the past weeks, rising some concern that the volcano might erupt again. ...màs [leer todo]
 

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