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Latest news from Grímsvötn volcano:

Sampling of gas released from Grimsvötn volcano in June (photo: IMO/Melissa Anne Pfeffer)
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020
One of Iceland's most active volcanoes might be getting ready for a new eruption. Recent observations by scientists from the Icelandic Met Office (IMO) monitoring the sub-glacial volcano lead to this conclusion, IMO reported in a recent press release. ... [more]
Earthquakes under Grímsvötn volcano, probably a result of the glacial flood (Icelandic Met Office)
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
A small jökulhlaup (glacier outburst flood) started yesterday from the subglacial lake Grímsvötn and has been discharging into the river Gígjukvísl. ... [more]

 

Grímsvötn volcano

Caldera 1725 m (5,659 ft), Iceland, 64.42°N / -17.33°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (2 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Sun, 5 Jul 22:56 UTC (GMT)
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Sat, 4 Jul 2020
Sat, 4 Jul 10:36 UTCM 0.8 / 6.4 km - [info]Grímsvötn (5 km) 7.1 km NNW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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IMO
Fri, 3 Jul 2020
Fri, 3 Jul 11:16 UTCM 0.9 / 0.8 km - [info]Grímsvötn (8 km) 9.7 km NNW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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IMO
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.4*10^6 J (0.67 KWh) [learn more]

Earthquake statistics

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Magnitude distribution and energy released:
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