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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

 

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, magnitude -0.8 or higher (16 quakes)
Updated: Fri, 30 Oct 04:50 UTC (GMT)
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Thu, 29 Oct 2020 (UTC)
29 Oct 8:49 pm (GMT +0) (29 Oct 20:49:13 UTC)M 0.7 / 2.4 km - InfoGrímsvötn (4 km) 4.1 Km SW of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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29 Oct 8:49 pm (GMT +0) (29 Oct 20:49:13 UTC)M 1.1 / 2.6 km - InfoGrímsvötn (4 km) 4.4 Km SW of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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Thu, 29 Oct 04:19 UTCM 1.4 / 6.3 km - InfoGrímsvötn (2 km) 3.4 Km NNW of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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Thu, 29 Oct 04:19 UTCM 1.0 / 0.4 km - InfoGrímsvötn (7 km) 5.4 Km NE of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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29 Oct 12:36 am (GMT +0) (29 Oct 00:36:17 UTC)M 1.1 / 1.1 km - InfoGrímsvötn (4 km) 3.8 Km SW of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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Wed, 28 Oct 2020 (UTC)
28 Oct 3:27 pm (GMT +0) (28 Oct 15:27:52 UTC)M 1.4 / 2.3 km - InfoGrímsvötn (5 km) 1.5 Km SE of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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Tue, 27 Oct 2020 (UTC)
Tue, 27 Oct 16:32 UTCM 1.6 / 3.2 km - InfoGrímsvötn (3 km) 1.3 Km WSW of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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27 Oct 12:03 am (GMT +0) (27 Oct 00:03:02 UTC)M 0.2 / 0.9 km - InfoGrímsvötn (13 km) 14.6 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland
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27 Oct 12:03 am (GMT +0) (27 Oct 00:03:01 UTC)M 0.8 / 0.5 km - InfoGrímsvötn (12 km) 15.0 Km S of Bárðarbunga, Iceland
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Mon, 26 Oct 2020 (UTC)
26 Oct 4:28 pm (GMT +0) (26 Oct 16:28:36 UTC)M 0.6 / 1.1 km - InfoGrímsvötn (12 km) 13.7 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland
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26 Oct 3:06 pm (GMT +0) (26 Oct 15:06:38 UTC)M 0.6 / 4.3 km - InfoGrímsvötn (11 km) 14.0 Km E of Hamarinn, Iceland
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26 Oct 3:06 pm (GMT +0) (26 Oct 15:06:38 UTC)M 1.2 / 6.8 km - InfoGrímsvötn (11 km) 13.8 Km NW of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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Sun, 25 Oct 2020 (UTC)
25 Oct 10:55 pm (GMT +0) (25 Oct 22:55:49 UTC)M 1.1 / 1.1 km - InfoGrímsvötn (7 km) 6.4 Km NE of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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25 Oct 10:55 pm (GMT +0) (25 Oct 22:55:49 UTC)M 1.7 / 0.1 km - InfoGrímsvötn (7 km) 5.7 Km NE of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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Sat, 24 Oct 2020 (UTC)
24 Oct 4:51 am (GMT +0) (24 Oct 04:51:40 UTC)M 1.4 / 1.1 km - InfoGrímsvötn (12 km) 14.6 Km S of Bárðarbunga, Iceland
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Sat, 24 Oct 04:51 UTCM 2.1 / 5.5 km - InfoGrímsvötn (12 km) 14.9 Km NW of Grímsfjall, Iceland
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.7 x 108 joules (46.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]

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