Brennisteinsfjöll volcan

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: 7 mars 2021 (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

Latest nearby earthquakes

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
Sun, 1 Aug 2021 (GMT) (5 séismes)
1 Aug 2021 13:31:16 GMT
0.4

0.1 km
7.9 km (4.9 mi)
Iceland: 14.8 Km ESE of Krýsuvík
1 Aug 2021 13:15:41 GMT
0.9

0.1 km
36 km (22 mi)
Iceland: 5.0 Km W of Grindavík
1 Aug 2021 10:22:25 GMT
2.4

2.1 km
22 km (14 mi)
Iceland: 3.3 Km S of Fagradalsfjall
1 Aug 2021 09:54:56 GMT
1.2

3.6 km
33 km (21 mi)
Iceland: 3.0 Km NNW of Hveragerði
1 Aug 2021 01:37:26 GMT
1.7

5.4 km
45 km (28 mi)
Iceland: 3.0 Km NNW of Reykjanestá

Introduction

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.
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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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