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Latest news from Grímsvötn volcano:

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]
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012
A small glacial flood occurred at Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland on 29 January 2012. The cause of the flood was probably not volcanic, but strong rainfalls and unusually high temperatures that caused melting of large amounts of snow. The flood damaged parts of the Ring Road between Núpsvötn and Gígjukvísl in the Skeiðarársandur flood plain and and east of 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) (43 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Sun, 16 Dec 21:48 UTC (GMT)
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Sun, 16 Dec (9 earthquakes)
Sun, 16 Dec 16:24 UTCM 1.0 / 6.7 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (6 km) - Eastern Iceland9.3 km NW of Kverkfjöll
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Sun, 16 Dec 09:25 UTCM 0.8 / 3 km - [info]Bardarbunga (5 km) - Central Iceland4.0 km NE of Bárðarbunga
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Sun, 16 Dec 09:25 UTCM 1.4 / 0.7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland3.3 km E of Bárðarbunga
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Sun, 16 Dec 06:52 UTCM 0.5 / 6.6 km - [info]Grímsvötn (16 km)13.3 km S of Grímsfjall
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Sun, 16 Dec 06:27 UTCM 0.4 / 4.7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (2 km) - Central Iceland1.1 km NNE of Bárðarbunga
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Sun, 16 Dec 03:20 UTCM 0.9 / 6.6 km - [info]Grímsvötn (15 km)13.2 km S of Grímsfjall
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Sun, 16 Dec 03:20 UTCM 0.5 / 3.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (16 km)13.6 km S of Grímsfjall
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Sun, 16 Dec 00:51 UTCM 0.3 / 1.9 km - [info]Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (2 km)1.8 km E of Hamarinn
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Sun, 16 Dec 00:33 UTCM 0.8 / 0.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland3.6 km E of Bárðarbunga
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Sat, 15 Dec
Sat, 15 Dec 12:07 UTCM 2.1 / 3.6 km - [info]Bardarbunga (5 km) - Central Iceland3.6 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Fri, 14 Dec
Fri, 14 Dec 23:13 UTCM 0.2 / 3.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (6 km) - Central Iceland5.6 km NE of Bárðarbunga
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Fri, 14 Dec 10:22 UTCM 0.9 / 5.5 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland4.0 km E of Bárðarbunga
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Fri, 14 Dec 09:57 UTCM 0.9 / 0.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (5 km) - Central Iceland5.1 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Thu, 13 Dec
Thu, 13 Dec 21:06 UTCM 1.1 / 0.3 km - [info]Bardarbunga (8 km) - Central Iceland7.2 km NE of Bárðarbunga
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Thu, 13 Dec 21:06 UTCM 1.4 / 1.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (7 km) - Central Iceland6.1 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Thu, 13 Dec 18:25 UTCM 0.7 / 2.9 km - [info]Tungnafellsjökull (4 km)9.0 km ESE of Nýidalur
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Thu, 13 Dec 07:58 UTCM 0.5 / 8.2 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (9 km) - Eastern Iceland6.6 km NNE of Kverkfjöll
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Thu, 13 Dec 06:19 UTCM 0.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (7 km) - Central Iceland6.0 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec (13 earthquakes)
Wed, 12 Dec 22:15 UTCM 0.1 / 2.3 km - [info]Bardarbunga (1 km) - Central Iceland0.5 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 21:40 UTCM 0.2 / 8.2 km - [info]Bardarbunga (5 km) - Central Iceland4.2 km NNE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 21:39 UTCM 0.6 / 8.8 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland3.0 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 18:25 UTCM 0.1 / 1.4 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland2.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 18:25 UTCM 0.2 / 2.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland2.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 17:06 UTCM 0.6 / 3 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland2.7 km NNE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 16:37 UTCM 0.6 / 1.9 km - [info]Bardarbunga (2 km) - Central Iceland1.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 16:03 UTCM 0.5 / 1.3 km - [info]Bardarbunga (2 km) - Central Iceland1.1 km E of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 15:59 UTCM 1.4 / 1.7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (2 km) - Central Iceland1.4 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 04:27 UTCM 2.0 / 3.3 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland2.4 km NNE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 04:27 UTCM 1.5 / 2.2 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland2.6 km NNE of Bárðarbunga
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Wed, 12 Dec 04:08 UTCM 0.8 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (17 km)12.8 km NNE of Skaftafell
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Wed, 12 Dec 01:41 UTCM 1.0 / 4.9 km - [info]Grímsvötn (2 km)0.9 km NW of Grímsfjall
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Tue, 11 Dec
Tue, 11 Dec 21:52 UTCM 0.7 / 18.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (19 km) - Central Iceland19.3 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Tue, 11 Dec 21:49 UTCM 0.6 / 2.8 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland3.4 km NE of Bárðarbunga
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Tue, 11 Dec 09:15 UTCM 0.3 / 3.5 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (16 km) - Eastern Iceland13.4 km ESE of Kistufell
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Mon, 10 Dec (7 earthquakes)
Mon, 10 Dec 14:48 UTCM 0.3 / 3.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (7 km) - Central Iceland6.1 km NNE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 10 Dec 10:11 UTCM 0.4 / 1.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (19 km) - Central Iceland18.6 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 10 Dec 10:11 UTCM 1.0 / 19.7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (18 km) - Central Iceland18.6 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 10 Dec 08:38 UTCM 0.7 / 14.7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (18 km) - Central Iceland18.5 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 10 Dec 08:38 UTCM 1.2 / 1.1 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (19 km) - Eastern Iceland19.4 km SSE of Kistufell
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Mon, 10 Dec 00:59 UTCM 0.6 / 2 km - [info]Bardarbunga (5 km) - Central Iceland3.9 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 10 Dec 00:33 UTCM 0.7 / 1.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (15 km)11.5 km NNE of Skaftafell
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Sun, 9 Dec
Sun, 9 Dec 22:54 UTCM 1.6 / 1.9 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland3.9 km SE of Bárðarbunga
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Sun, 9 Dec 22:54 UTCM 1.0 / 1.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland3.4 km SE of Bárðarbunga
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