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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) (37 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot Updated: Sat, 20 Oct 14:46 UTC (GMT)
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Sat, 20 Oct
Sat, 20 Oct 07:23 UTCM 1.6 / 4.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (3 km)2.5 km SSW of Grímsfjall
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Fri, 19 Oct
Fri, 19 Oct 14:38 UTCM 0.9 / 1.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (3 km)6.1 km NW of Grímsfjall
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Fri, 19 Oct 14:38 UTCM 1.4 / 2 km - [info]Grímsvötn (3 km)6.1 km NW of Grímsfjall
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Fri, 19 Oct 14:38 UTCM 2.1 / 3.2 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km)6.2 km NW of Grímsfjall
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Fri, 19 Oct 10:23 UTCM 0.7 / 4.7 km - [info]Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (4 km)4.6 km E of Hamarinn
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Fri, 19 Oct 05:03 UTCM 0.8 / 0.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (2 km) - Central Iceland2.7 km S of Bárðarbunga
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Thu, 18 Oct
Thu, 18 Oct 09:59 UTCM 0.3 / 2 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (15 km) - Eastern Iceland13.9 km SE of Kistufell
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Thu, 18 Oct 06:14 UTCM 0.9 / 11 km - [info]Grímsvötn (3 km)4.2 km N of Grímsfjall
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Thu, 18 Oct 00:01 UTCM 0.9 / 8.2 km - [info]Grímsvötn (8 km)5.5 km E of Grímsfjall
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Wed, 17 Oct
Wed, 17 Oct 15:52 UTCM 0.9 / 3.3 km - [info]Grímsvötn (7 km)10.3 km NW of Grímsfjall
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Wed, 17 Oct 15:51 UTCM 2.3 / 57.9 km - [info]Grímsvötn (12 km)13.9 km SE of Hamarinn
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Wed, 17 Oct 14:47 UTCM 1.1 / 1.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (24 km)22.8 km SSW of Grímsfjall
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Wed, 17 Oct 14:47 UTCM 1.2 / 17 km - [info]Öraefajökull (29 km)14.7 km NW of Skaftafell
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Wed, 17 Oct 03:37 UTCM 1.0 / 6.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (6 km)6.5 km SW of Grímsfjall
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Tue, 16 Oct
Tue, 16 Oct 16:06 UTCM 0.4 / 1.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (26 km)10.7 km WNW of Skaftafell
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Tue, 16 Oct 06:41 UTCM 0.5 / 1.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (5 km) - Central Iceland4.9 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Tue, 16 Oct 05:17 UTCM 0.9 / 0.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland3.5 km SE of Bárðarbunga
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Tue, 16 Oct 02:02 UTCM 0.1 / 3.8 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (15 km) - Eastern Iceland13.5 km ESE of Kistufell
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Mon, 15 Oct (11 earthquakes)
Mon, 15 Oct 23:25 UTCM 1.2 / 1.3 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland3.4 km SE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 15 Oct 17:45 UTCM 0.7 / 1.7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland2.8 km SE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 15 Oct 17:38 UTCM 0.2 / 0.7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (2 km) - Central Iceland3.2 km SSE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 15 Oct 12:31 UTCM 1.8 / 5.7 km - [info]Grímsvötn (2 km)4.7 km W of Grímsfjall
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Mon, 15 Oct 12:18 UTCM 0.1 / 4.7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (2 km) - Central Iceland1.5 km W of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 15 Oct 09:26 UTCM 0.3 / 0.1 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (19 km) - Eastern Iceland20.1 km SSE of Kistufell
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Mon, 15 Oct 04:28 UTCM 0.4 / 14.2 km - [info]Bardarbunga (16 km) - Central Iceland16.0 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 15 Oct 04:28 UTCM 0.3 / 15.9 km - [info]Bardarbunga (17 km) - Central Iceland17.6 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 15 Oct 01:23 UTCM 0.8 / 5.7 km - [info]Grímsvötn (17 km)16.3 km SSE of Grímsfjall
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Mon, 15 Oct 00:15 UTCM 0.4 / 2.7 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km)3.9 km SSW of Grímsfjall
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Mon, 15 Oct 00:11 UTCM 0.6 / 2.9 km - [info]Grímsvötn (3 km)3.6 km SSW of Grímsfjall
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Sun, 14 Oct
Sun, 14 Oct 22:06 UTCM 1.2 / 2.4 km - [info]Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (9 km)9.4 km E of Hamarinn
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Sun, 14 Oct 22:06 UTCM 1.6 / 13.7 km - [info]Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (9 km)9.1 km E of Hamarinn
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Sun, 14 Oct 20:27 UTCM 0.1 / 1.3 km - [info]Bardarbunga (1 km) - Central Iceland2.4 km S of Bárðarbunga
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Sun, 14 Oct 14:14 UTCM 1.3 / 7.3 km - [info]Öraefajökull (9 km)7.2 km N of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 13 Oct
Sat, 13 Oct 20:23 UTCM 1.4 / 3.2 km - [info]Grímsvötn (5 km)5.1 km WSW of Grímsfjall
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Sat, 13 Oct 20:23 UTCM 1.9 / 5.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (5 km)5.2 km SW of Grímsfjall
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Sat, 13 Oct 20:14 UTCM 0.7 / 9.6 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland4.5 km WSW of Bárðarbunga
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Sat, 13 Oct 19:08 UTCM 1.5 / 15.2 km - [info]Bardarbunga (17 km) - Central Iceland19.5 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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