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Latest quakes near Grímsvötn volcano in the past 7 days - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 30, 2023 01:18 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 7 days:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 2
  • 33 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 7 days, Grímsvötn volcano had 1 quake of magnitude 2.5. There were also 33 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Strongest quake: Mag. 2.5 | Iceland: 3.2 Km N of Bárðarbunga -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (34 quakes):
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Sunday, January 29, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Jan 29, 2023 10:35 am (GMT +0) (Jan 29, 2023 10:35 GMT)
1.6

2.8 km
28 km (17 mi)Iceland: 3.9 Km NE of Bárðarbunga MoreMap
Jan 29, 2023 7:46 am (GMT +0) (Jan 29, 2023 07:46 GMT)
0.8

5 km
2.2 km (1.4 mi)Iceland: 1.2 Km W of Grímsfjall MoreMap
Saturday, January 28, 2023 GMT (5 quakes)
Jan 28, 2023 9:15 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 28, 2023 21:15 GMT)
0.8

7.6 km
16 km (9.9 mi)Iceland: 17.0 Km SW of Grímsfjall MoreMap
Jan 28, 2023 8:59 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 28, 2023 20:59 GMT)
0.7

0.1 km
9.8 km (6.1 mi)Iceland: 12.0 Km NNW of Grímsfjall MoreMap
Jan 28, 2023 8:20 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 28, 2023 20:20 GMT)
0.6

1.1 km
31 km (19 mi)Iceland: 17.5 Km NNW of Skaftafell MoreMap
Jan 28, 2023 12:56 am (GMT +0) (Jan 28, 2023 00:56 GMT)
1.4

4 km
1.7 km (1.1 mi)Iceland: 1.6 Km WNW of Grímsfjall MoreMap
Jan 28, 2023 12:56 am (GMT +0) (Jan 28, 2023 00:56 GMT)
0.1

2.9 km
1.8 km (1.1 mi)Iceland: 1.6 Km W of Grímsfjall MoreMap
Friday, January 27, 2023 GMT (5 quakes)
Jan 27, 2023 11:01 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 27, 2023 23:01 GMT)
1.3

6.7 km
24 km (15 mi)Iceland: 2.8 Km SE of Bárðarbunga MoreMap
Jan 27, 2023 10:42 am (GMT +0) (Jan 27, 2023 10:42 GMT)
0.4

1.4 km
28 km (17 mi)Iceland: 2.0 Km NNE of Bárðarbunga MoreMap
Jan 27, 2023 10:34 am (GMT +0) (Jan 27, 2023 10:34 GMT)
1.2

8.5 km
24 km (15 mi)Iceland: 2.5 Km SE of Bárðarbunga MoreMap
Jan 27, 2023 9:04 am (GMT +0) (Jan 27, 2023 09:04 GMT)
2.5

8.6 km
29 km (18 mi)Iceland: 3.2 Km N of Bárðarbunga MoreMap
Jan 27, 2023 3:49 am (GMT +0) (Jan 27, 2023 03:49 GMT)
0.6

0.1 km
30 km (19 mi)Iceland: 18.2 Km NNW of Skaftafell MoreMap
Thursday, January 26, 2023 GMT (8 quakes)
Jan 26, 2023 11:57 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 26, 2023 23:57 GMT)
0.9

0.1 km
36 km (22 mi)Iceland: 12.3 Km NNW of Skaftafell MoreMap
Jan 26, 2023 11:34 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 26, 2023 23:34 GMT)
0.1

2.1 km
3.6 km (2.2 mi)Iceland: 3.6 Km WSW of Grímsfjall MoreMap
Jan 26, 2023 10:17 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 26, 2023 22:17 GMT)
0.7

0.7 km
38 km (24 mi)Iceland: 10.5 Km N of Skaftafell MoreMap
Jan 26, 2023 9:45 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 26, 2023 21:45 GMT)
0.7

0.3 km
34 km (21 mi)Iceland: 13.4 Km NNW of Skaftafell MoreMap
Jan 26, 2023 7:39 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 26, 2023 19:39 GMT)
0.8

1.4 km
37 km (23 mi)Iceland: 10.9 Km N of Skaftafell MoreMap
Jan 26, 2023 5:51 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 26, 2023 17:51 GMT)
0.5

7.6 km
35 km (22 mi)Iceland: 23.4 Km NE of Laki MoreMap
Jan 26, 2023 5:39 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 26, 2023 17:39 GMT)
0.8

4.1 km
24 km (15 mi)Iceland: 2.7 Km SSE of Bárðarbunga MoreMap
Jan 26, 2023 3:50 am (GMT +0) (Jan 26, 2023 03:50 GMT)
0.9

8.1 km
6.2 km (3.9 mi)Iceland: 5.8 Km SW of Grímsfjall MoreMap
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 GMT (7 quakes)
Jan 25, 2023 9:02 pm (GMT +0) (Jan 25, 2023 21:02 GMT)
0.7

1.6 km
24 km (15 mi)Iceland: 7.8 Km E of Bárðarbunga MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.1 x 108 joules (115 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy

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Wed, 9 Nov 2022, 15:00

Grimsvotn volcano (Iceland) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 2 November-8 November 2022 (Continuing Activity)

On 9 November Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) lowered the Aviation Color Code for Grímsvötn to Green (the lowest level on a four-color scale) noting no short-term increases in activity, though long-term trends remained above background levels. Seismicity continued to be characterized as unusual, with an increasing number of earthquakes that were also intensifying over the past months. The levels of deformation had already exceeded the level measured before the last eruption in 2011. ... Read all
Wed, 19 Oct 2022, 14:00

Grimsvotn volcano (Iceland) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 12 October-18 October 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)

Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) reported that the small jökulhlaup at Grímsvötn that began on 10 October had peaked on 16 October and then began to subside. The onset of the jökulhlaup was slower than forecasted, flowing in the Gigjukvisl River at about 300 cubic meters per second by 12 October. The ice sheet had subsided a total of 7 m. ... Read all
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