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sam., 17 août 2013, 10:03
A small phreatic eruption seems to have taken place yesterday at the ice-covered Kverkfjoell central volcano. The steam-driven (no fresh magma involved) explosion followed a small glacial flood on 15 August the Kverkjökull glacier released into the Volga river and was probably a result of the pressure release during the flood. ... lire toutes
sam., 20 oct. 2012, 12:05
A small earthquake swarm occurred on Saturday at Kverkfjoell volcano with about 20 quakes. The largest was a magnitude 2.6 event at 1.1 km depth. lire toutes
Stratovolcano 1920? m (ca. 6,299 ft)
Eastern Iceland, 64.65°N / -16.72°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)
Last update: 1 Mar 2020 (glacial flood, minor phreatic activity)
Kverkfjöll, a large stratovolcano is hidden beneath the NE end of the Vatnajökull glacier. It has two elliptical ice-filled calderas, 8 x 5 km in diameter.
Fissures from the volcano can be traced 60 km to the NE. Kverkfjöll has had a number of subglacial eruptions in historic times.
Style éruptif tipique
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: EffusiveEruptions du volcan Kverkfjöll
1655, 1729, 1729, 1929, 1959, 1968
Latest nearby earthquakes
|Heure||Mag. / Profondeur||Distance||Lieu|
|Wed, 14 Apr 2021 (GMT) (5 séismes)|
|14 Apr 2021 18:30:01 GMT|
8.8 km - Plus
|61 km||1.3 Km W of Herðubreið, Iceland|
|14 Apr 2021 17:16:47 GMT|
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|62 km||1.5 Km NW of Herðubreið, Iceland|
|14 Apr 2021 14:08:58 GMT|
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|63 km||2.1 Km NNE of Herðubreið, Iceland|
|14 Apr 2021 14:08:58 GMT|
4.3 km - Plus
|63 km||1.8 Km N of Herðubreið, Iceland|
|14 Apr 2021 12:32:46 GMT|
12 km - Plus
|56 km||18.4 Km SW of Grímsfjall, Iceland|
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