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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) (13 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Mon, 24 Feb 03:18 UTC (GMT)
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Sat, 22 Feb 2020
Sat, 22 Feb 18:03 UTCM 1.3 / 1.6 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km) 2.0 km SSW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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IMO
Sat, 22 Feb 18:03 UTCM 0.7 / 1.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km) 1.9 km SSW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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IMO
Thu, 20 Feb 2020
Thu, 20 Feb 18:50 UTCM 0.6 / 2.2 km - [info]Grímsvötn (12 km) 14.2 km WSW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Thu, 20 Feb 12:58 UTCM 1.4 / 0.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (3 km) 1.0 km NNE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Thu, 20 Feb 12:57 UTCM 2.4 / 0.7 km - [info]Grímsvötn (3 km) 1.1 km NE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Thu, 20 Feb 10:54 UTCM 1.1 / 1.4 km - [info]Grímsvötn (5 km) 2.3 km ENE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Thu, 20 Feb 10:54 UTCM 0.6 / 0.4 km - [info]Grímsvötn (5 km) 2.1 km ENE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Wed, 19 Feb 2020
Wed, 19 Feb 20:03 UTCM 1.2 / 0.4 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km) 1.3 km ENE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Wed, 19 Feb 02:48 UTCM 0.9 / 2.4 km - [info]Grímsvötn (5 km) 2.7 km S of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Wed, 19 Feb 01:04 UTCM 1.5 / 3.8 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km) 1.4 km SSW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Wed, 19 Feb 01:04 UTCM 1.1 / 3.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km) 1.4 km SSW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Tue, 18 Feb 2020
Tue, 18 Feb 14:28 UTCM 1.3 / 7.9 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km) 3.2 km NNE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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IMO
Mon, 17 Feb 2020
Mon, 17 Feb 23:27 UTCM 1.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (5 km) 3.2 km NE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3*10^8 J (82.5 KWh) [learn more]

Earthquake statistics

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Magnitude distribution and energy released:
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