Tjörnes Fracture Zone volcano

Actualizado: 14 ago. 2022 21:54 GMT - Refresh
submarine volcano unknown summit elevation
North of Iceland, 66.3°N / -17.1°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 11 mar 2022

The offshore Tjörnes Fracture Zone is an oblique transform zone that separates the northern volcanic zone of Iceland from the Kolbeinsey Ridge, part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge north of Iceland.

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Typical eruption style: sin especificar
Erupciones del volcán Tjörnes Fracture Zone: 1868
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
Fecha / HoraRevista / Prof.Distancia/Ubicación
miércoles, 10 agosto 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
10 ago 2022 23:29 (GMT +0) (10 ago 2022 23:29 GMT)

9.7 km
45 km (28 mi)
Iceland: 11.3 Km NE of Grímsey
lunes, 8 agosto 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
8 ago 2022 23:22 (GMT +0) (8 ago 2022 23:22 GMT)

10 km
41 km (25 mi)
Iceland: 9.3 Km E of Grímsey
domingo, 7 agosto 2022 GMT (2 sismos)
7 ago 2022 21:34 (GMT +0) (7 ago 2022 21:34 GMT)

10.8 km
38 km (24 mi)
Iceland: 15.3 Km E of Grímsey
7 ago 2022 13:03 (GMT +0) (7 ago 2022 13:03 GMT)

9.9 km
38 km (24 mi)
Iceland: 15.1 Km E of Grímsey


A submarine eruption was reported during 1867-1868 at the SE part of the fissure system off the northern coast of Iceland along the Manareyjar Ridge immediately north of Manareyjar Island.
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See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
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