Eldey volcan

Volcan sous-marin 70 m / 230 ft
Reykjanes Ridge, Iceland, 63.73°N / -23°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

The Eldey volcanic system is located on the northernmost part of the Reykjanes Ridge and is submarine with the exception of Eldey Island and the skerries (small rocky islands) Eldeyjardrangur, Geirfugladrangur, and Geirfuglasker.
Maximum water depth within the system is about 250 m. Eldey has been moderately active in Holocene time. Characteristic activity consists of explosive submarine basaltic eruptions. Six small eruptions have been located within this system during the last 1,100 years, the last occurring in 1926 CE.

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Style éruptif tipique: effusif
Eruptions du volcan Eldey: 1926, 1884(?), 1879, 1422, 1340, 1211

Latest nearby earthquakes

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
Sun, 20 Jun 2021 (GMT) (5 séismes)
20 Jun 2021 18:12:41 GMT

2 km
42 km (26 mi)
Iceland: 2.2 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall
20 Jun 2021 18:01:54 GMT

4.1 km
43 km (27 mi)
Iceland: 2.5 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall
20 Jun 2021 17:59:19 GMT

2.6 km
42 km (26 mi)
Iceland: 2.2 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall
20 Jun 5:59 pm (GMT +0) (20 Jun 2021 17:59:19 GMT)

1.1 km
44 km (27 mi)
Iceland: 3.3 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall
20 Jun 2021 13:40:37 GMT

6.2 km
10.8 km (6.7 mi)
Iceland: 5.6 Km SW of Reykjanestá

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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