Brennisteinsfjöll volcan

Mise à jour: 12 août. 2022 15:17 GMT - Refresh
Rangées Cratère 626 m / 2,054 ft
Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland, 63.92°N / -21.83°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)
Last update: 12 mars 2022 (earthquake swarms)

The Brennisteinsfjöll volcanic system, located east of Kleifarvatn lake, consists of a series of NE-SW-trending crater rows and small shield volcanoes.

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Style éruptif tipique: Effusive (lava flows)
Eruptions du volcan Brennisteinsfjöll: 1000(?), 1188(?), 1200(?), 1341
Derniers séismes proches:
HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
mardi, 2 août 2022 GMT (1 séisme)
2 août 2022 02:27 (GMT +0) (2 août. 2022 02:27 GMT)

3.9 km
9.5 km (5.9 mi)
Iceland: 4.6 Km NNE of Krýsuvík
dimanche, 31 juillet 2022 GMT (3 séismes)
31 juil. 2022 17:48 (GMT +0) (31 juil.. 2022 17:48 GMT)

1.1 km
26 km (16 mi)
Iceland: 5.2 Km SW of Fagradalsfjall
31 juil. 2022 17:47 (GMT +0) (31 juil.. 2022 17:47 GMT)

2.7 km
28 km (17 mi)
Iceland: 3.3 Km NE of Grindavík
31 juil. 2022 17:47 (GMT +0) (31 juil.. 2022 17:47 GMT)

0.3 km
15 km (9.3 mi)
Iceland: 3.1 Km SE of Keilir


Postglacial and historical basaltic lavas cover a wide area. An eruption in 1000 AD was dated by its occurrence at the time of a meeting of the Icelandic outdoor parliament at Thingvellier. The most recent eruption at Brennisteinsfjöll took place in the 14th century.
Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute

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