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Spalteneruptionen 1235 m / 4,052 ft
Southern Iceland, 63.92°N / -19.67°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
The Vatnafjöll volcanic system, lying immediately SE of Hekla volcano, is a 40-km-long, 9-km-wide collection of alkali basaltic fissures and crater rows.Typical eruption style
: EffusiveErupciones del volcán Vatnafjöll
: ca. 750 AD +-1000 years
Latest nearby earthquakes
|Fecha / Hora||Revista / Profundidad||Distancia||Ubicación|
|Sun, 11 Apr 2021 (GMT) (5 temblores)|
|11 Apr 2021 09:51:54 GMT|
4.9 km - Más
|86 km||2.9 Km N of Hellisheiðarvirkjun, Iceland|
|11 Apr 2021 09:10:30 GMT|
3.7 km - Más
|67 km||8.6 Km SE of Skjaldbreið, Iceland|
|11 Apr 2021 08:02:33 GMT|
16 km - Más
|44 km||3.5 Km NW of Hábunga, Iceland|
|11 Apr 2021 06:29:37 GMT|
7.4 km - Más
|78 km||3.0 Km SW of Hrómundartindi, Iceland|
|11 Apr 2021 04:37:06 GMT|
1.1 km - Más
|45 km||4.5 Km NNE of Hábunga, Iceland|
Volcanism has migrated from the SW to the NE during the early to late Holocene. This volcanic system has been one of Iceland's most active. More than two dozen fissure eruptions have occurred during the Holocene, most recently about 1200 years ago.
Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute
See also: Sentinel hub
| Landsat 8
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