Grímsnes volcan

Rangées Cratère 214 m (702 ft)
Island, 64.03°N / -20.87°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

Grímsnes is a relatively small volcanic system located SE of Thingvallavatn lake east of an en echelon group of volcanic fields extending across the Reykjanes Peninsula.

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Style éruptif tipique: Effusive (lava flows)
Eruptions du volcan Grímsnes:

none during historic times

Latest nearby earthquakes

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
Thu, 24 Jun 2021 (GMT) (3 séismes)
24 Jun 2021 11:59:06 GMT

0.1 km
9.8 km (6.1 mi)
Iceland: 4.2 Km NNW of Selfoss
24 Jun 2021 11:59:06 GMT

1 km
12 km (7.5 mi)
Iceland: 1.9 Km NW of Selfoss
24 Jun 2021 04:25:14 GMT

7.8 km
9 km (5.6 mi)
Iceland: 2.8 Km SW of Hestfjall
Wed, 23 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 séisme)
23 Jun 2021 21:30:08 GMT

16 km
42 km (26 mi)
Iceland: 6.8 Km NW of Geysir
Tue, 22 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 séisme)
22 Jun 2021 23:58:33 GMT

7.2 km
15 km (9.3 mi)
Iceland: 5.0 Km SSE of Hveragerði


Grímsnes lava flows cover 54 sq km and were erupted from a group of 11 fissures that produced a series of NE-SW-trending crater rows. The eruptions of the basaltic Grímsnes lavas were restricted to a relatively short interval between about 6500 and 5500 years ago.

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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