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Latest news from Grímsvötn volcano:

Thu, 1 Oct 2020, 13:30
GPS station at Grimsvötn volcano (image: @gislio/twitter)
The Aviation Color Code for the volcano was raised to "yellow", as an increase of seismic activity has been recorded. ... read all
Wed, 17 Jun 2020, 07:13
Sampling of gas released from Grimsvötn volcano in June (photo: IMO/Melissa Anne Pfeffer)
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. ... read all

Latest earthquakes near Grímsvötn volcano past 14 days

Updated 27 Jan 2021 16:55 GMT -
During the past 14 days, Grímsvötn volcano had 4 quakes of magnitude 2.0 or above. There were also 73 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 2.5 quake 11.4 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland, 25 Jan 2021 3:50 am (GMT +0)
Biggest quake today: 1.2 quake 8.1 Km ENE of Hamarinn, Iceland, 27 Jan 2021 9:39 am (GMT +0)
Most recent quake: 0.8 quake 10.6 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland, 27 January 2021 09:44 GMT
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (77 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Wed, 27 Jan 2021 (GMT)
27 Jan 2021 09:44:30 GMT
0.8

2.9 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (15 km)10.6 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
27 Jan 2021 9:39 am (GMT +0) (27 Jan 2021 09:39:00 GMT)
1.2

12 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (18 km)8.1 Km ENE of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
27 Jan 2021 05:52:05 GMT
0.8

2.9 km
Grímsvötn (3.1 km)0.4 Km SW of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
27 Jan 2021 12:16 am (GMT +0) (27 Jan 2021 00:16:03 GMT)
0.8

10.2 km
Grímsvötn (1.6 km)3.5 Km W of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
27 Jan 2021 00:16:02 GMT
0.8

3.5 km
Grímsvötn (2.7 km)3.1 Km WSW of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 (GMT) (8 earthquakes)
26 Jan 2021 14:44:42 GMT
0.6

3.4 km
Bardarbunga (19 km) - Central Iceland9.1 Km SE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
26 Jan 2021 2:20 pm (GMT +0) (26 Jan 2021 14:20:56 GMT)
0.3

4.4 km
Bardarbunga (24 km) - Central Iceland18.4 Km S of Kistufell, Iceland MoreMap
26 Jan 2021 14:20:55 GMT
0.7

17 km
Bardarbunga (21 km) - Central Iceland17.7 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
26 Jan 2021 13:27:34 GMT
0.6

1.1 km
Bardarbunga (22 km) - Central Iceland3.9 Km SSE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
26 Jan 2021 1:00 pm (GMT +0) (26 Jan 2021 13:00:42 GMT)
0.8

4.7 km
Bardarbunga (24 km) - Central Iceland18.8 Km SSE of Kistufell, Iceland MoreMap
26 Jan 2021 13:00:42 GMT
0.7

14 km
Bardarbunga (22 km) - Central Iceland19.2 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
26 Jan 2021 09:31:45 GMT
0.5

2.8 km
Kverkfjöll (29 km) - Eastern Iceland15.2 Km SSE of Kistufell, Iceland MoreMap
26 Jan 2021 9:17 am (GMT +0) (26 Jan 2021 09:17:54 GMT)
2.1

2.2 km
Bardarbunga (28 km) - Central Iceland4.5 Km NE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 (GMT) (21 earthquakes)
25 Jan 2021 8:43 pm (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 20:43:56 GMT)
0.5

1.1 km
Kverkfjöll (25 km) - Eastern Iceland18.9 Km SSE of Kistufell, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 8:43 pm (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 20:43:55 GMT)
0.5

18 km
Bardarbunga (21 km) - Central Iceland18.4 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 8:40 pm (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 20:40:58 GMT)
1.2

2.7 km
Bardarbunga (21 km) - Central Iceland18.5 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 8:40 pm (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 20:40:58 GMT)
0.9

14 km
Bardarbunga (22 km) - Central Iceland16.9 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 8:40 pm (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 20:40:22 GMT)
0.4

23 km
Bardarbunga (18 km) - Central Iceland18.2 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 8:39 pm (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 20:39:29 GMT)
0.3

16 km
Bardarbunga (18 km) - Central Iceland17.8 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 8:38 pm (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 20:38:46 GMT)
0.2

0.9 km
Bardarbunga (23 km) - Central Iceland17.9 Km E of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 7:38 pm (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 19:38:11 GMT)
2.2

1.4 km
Bardarbunga (28 km) - Central Iceland5.3 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 7:23 pm (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 19:23:32 GMT)
0.7

12 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (16 km)10.4 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 12:03 pm (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 12:03:13 GMT)
0.5

0.1 km
Bardarbunga (24 km) - Central Iceland7.9 Km E of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 4:15 am (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 04:15:42 GMT)
0.7

5.8 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (15 km)11.8 Km ENE of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 04:15:41 GMT
1.1

3.3 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (14 km)12.4 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 4:06 am (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 04:06:08 GMT)
0.7

6 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (15 km)10.9 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 04:06:08 GMT
1.4

11 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (15 km)10.4 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 3:53 am (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 03:53:06 GMT)
0.6

1.1 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (15 km)11.3 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 3:53 am (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 03:53:05 GMT)
0.8

1.1 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (14 km)10.9 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 03:53:05 GMT
1.4

0.1 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (15 km)10.2 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 3:50 am (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 03:50:18 GMT)
2.5

7.2 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (14 km)11.4 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 02:31:46 GMT
1.3

32 km
Grímsvötn (17 km)16.6 Km NNE of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 1:43 am (GMT +0) (25 Jan 2021 01:43:36 GMT)
0.1

1.1 km
Bardarbunga (22 km) - Central Iceland11.3 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
25 Jan 2021 01:43:36 GMT
0.5

7.6 km
Bardarbunga (20 km) - Central Iceland11.7 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 (GMT)
24 Jan 2021 2:42 pm (GMT +0) (24 Jan 2021 14:42:51 GMT)
0.8

19 km
Bardarbunga (20 km) - Central Iceland16.2 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
24 Jan 2021 2:42 pm (GMT +0) (24 Jan 2021 14:42:50 GMT)
0.2

1.1 km
Bardarbunga (20 km) - Central Iceland15.5 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 (GMT)
23 Jan 2021 10:23 am (GMT +0) (23 Jan 2021 10:23:29 GMT)
1.9

8.2 km
Thordarhyrna (13 km) - Southern Iceland13.9 Km SW of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
23 Jan 2021 2:09 am (GMT +0) (23 Jan 2021 02:09:09 GMT)
0.6

11 km
Kverkfjöll (45 km) - Eastern Iceland11.5 Km NNW of Kverkfjöll, Iceland MoreMap
Fri, 22 Jan 2021 (GMT)
22 Jan 2021 23:54:41 GMT
0.7

4.8 km
Kverkfjöll (28 km) - Eastern Iceland15.8 Km SSE of Kistufell, Iceland MoreMap
22 Jan 2021 11:27 am (GMT +0) (22 Jan 2021 11:27:06 GMT)
0.8

8.5 km
Thordarhyrna (13 km) - Southern Iceland13.5 Km SW of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
22 Jan 2021 01:28:14 GMT
1.0

13 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (13 km)13.5 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
22 Jan 2021 12:18 am (GMT +0) (22 Jan 2021 00:18:43 GMT)
0.7

1.1 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (13 km)13.5 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
22 Jan 2021 00:18:42 GMT
1.0

1.3 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (13 km)13.7 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 (GMT)
21 Jan 2021 7:06 pm (GMT +0) (21 Jan 2021 19:06:32 GMT)
2.5

3.2 km
Bardarbunga (29 km) - Central Iceland2.9 Km N of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
21 Jan 2021 7:05 pm (GMT +0) (21 Jan 2021 19:05:29 GMT)
0.2

1.9 km
Bardarbunga (26 km) - Central Iceland1.0 Km E of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
21 Jan 2021 00:02:37 GMT
0.9

12 km
Grímsvötn (8.3 km)5.1 Km ESE of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 (GMT)
20 Jan 2021 5:24 am (GMT +0) (20 Jan 2021 05:24:42 GMT)
0.8

5.7 km
Bardarbunga (23 km) - Central Iceland4.3 Km S of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
20 Jan 2021 05:24:42 GMT
0.8

2 km
Bardarbunga (23 km) - Central Iceland3.3 Km SSE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 (GMT)
19 Jan 2021 19:06:07 GMT
0.4

1.7 km
Grímsvötn (15 km)12.3 Km SE of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
Mon, 18 Jan 2021 (GMT)
18 Jan 2021 10:57 am (GMT +0) (18 Jan 2021 10:57:12 GMT)
1.9

3.3 km
Bardarbunga (24 km) - Central Iceland6.0 Km E of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
18 Jan 2021 10:37:46 GMT
0.1

5.3 km
Bardarbunga (28 km) - Central Iceland4.2 Km NE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
18 Jan 2021 3:33 am (GMT +0) (18 Jan 2021 03:33:53 GMT)
1.0

2.4 km
Grímsvötn (3.6 km)0.3 Km ESE of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
18 Jan 2021 03:33:53 GMT
1.5

2.7 km
Grímsvötn (3.4 km)0.8 Km SSW of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
Sun, 17 Jan 2021 (GMT)
17 Jan 2021 12:58 pm (GMT +0) (17 Jan 2021 12:58:38 GMT)
1.0

7.4 km
Kverkfjöll (45 km) - Eastern Iceland11.5 Km NNW of Kverkfjöll, Iceland MoreMap
17 Jan 2021 12:58:38 GMT
0.3

12 km
Kverkfjöll (45 km) - Eastern Iceland10.9 Km NNW of Kverkfjöll, Iceland MoreMap
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 (GMT) (13 earthquakes)
16 Jan 2021 3:57 pm (GMT +0) (16 Jan 2021 15:57:27 GMT)
0.5

2.1 km
Bardarbunga (23 km) - Central Iceland5.5 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 3:32 pm (GMT +0) (16 Jan 2021 15:32:17 GMT)
0.4

0.1 km
Bardarbunga (23 km) - Central Iceland5.4 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 11:59 am (GMT +0) (16 Jan 2021 11:59:15 GMT)
0.1

1.2 km
Bardarbunga (32 km) - Central Iceland5.4 Km N of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 11:26:09 GMT
0.5

0.1 km
Grímsvötn (7.2 km)4.3 Km SSE of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 9:35 am (GMT +0) (16 Jan 2021 09:35:57 GMT)
0.1

0.1 km
Bardarbunga (22 km) - Central Iceland7.0 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 8:16 am (GMT +0) (16 Jan 2021 08:16:52 GMT)
0.5

2.4 km
Bardarbunga (24 km) - Central Iceland5.8 Km E of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 8:16 am (GMT +0) (16 Jan 2021 08:16:05 GMT)
0.8

1.2 km
Bardarbunga (24 km) - Central Iceland5.6 Km E of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 7:12 am (GMT +0) (16 Jan 2021 07:12:38 GMT)
0.8

1.1 km
Bardarbunga (24 km) - Central Iceland6.9 Km E of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 7:12 am (GMT +0) (16 Jan 2021 07:12:37 GMT)
1.1

0.1 km
Bardarbunga (24 km) - Central Iceland6.4 Km E of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 6:36 am (GMT +0) (16 Jan 2021 06:36:53 GMT)
1.0

2 km
Bardarbunga (27 km) - Central Iceland3.8 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 06:36:53 GMT
0.6

2 km
Bardarbunga (26 km) - Central Iceland3.8 Km ENE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 6:22 am (GMT +0) (16 Jan 2021 06:22:42 GMT)
0.8

10.6 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (22 km)2.3 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
16 Jan 2021 02:43:18 GMT
0.4

0.1 km
Grímsvötn (6.1 km)6.6 Km SW of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 (GMT)
15 Jan 2021 8:36 am (GMT +0) (15 Jan 2021 08:36:04 GMT)
0.7

9.5 km
Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (17 km)9.8 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland MoreMap
15 Jan 2021 3:22 am (GMT +0) (15 Jan 2021 03:22:36 GMT)
0.8

5.1 km
Bardarbunga (24 km) - Central Iceland2.7 Km SE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
Thu, 14 Jan 2021 (GMT)
14 Jan 2021 4:48 pm (GMT +0) (14 Jan 2021 16:48:06 GMT)
1.2

4 km
Bardarbunga (23 km) - Central Iceland4.7 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
14 Jan 2021 4:48 pm (GMT +0) (14 Jan 2021 16:48:05 GMT)
0.8

2.6 km
Bardarbunga (23 km) - Central Iceland5.0 Km ESE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
14 Jan 2021 10:38:43 GMT
0.3

2.4 km
Bardarbunga (27 km) - Central Iceland2.6 Km W of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
14 Jan 2021 04:46:59 GMT
0.5

2.2 km
Bardarbunga (23 km) - Central Iceland3.4 Km SE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
14 Jan 2021 04:46:37 GMT
0.3

3.8 km
Bardarbunga (24 km) - Central Iceland2.4 Km SE of Bárðarbunga, Iceland MoreMap
Wed, 13 Jan 2021 (GMT)
13 Jan 2021 6:12 pm (GMT +0) (13 Jan 2021 18:12:17 GMT)
1.2

1.1 km
Grímsvötn (3.2 km)0.1 Km WSW of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
13 Jan 2021 6:12 pm (GMT +0) (13 Jan 2021 18:12:16 GMT)
1.5

2.1 km
Grímsvötn (2.6 km)1.0 Km W of Grímsfjall, Iceland MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.1 x 109 joules (311 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.268 tons of TNT) More info

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