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Epicenters of recent earthquakes south of Hekla
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Small earthquake swarms occurred at shallow depths during the past days near the volcano. The quakes were located approx. 6-10 km south of Hekla volcano and at shallow depths around 5 km. ... [more]
Earthquakes in southern Iceland during the past 48 hours
Monday, Apr 14, 2014
A shallow (around 8 km depth) earthquake swarm including two quakes at 2.7 and 2.9 magnitude has started in an area 12 km to the south of Hekla volcano. ... [more]
 

Hekla volcano

stratovolcano 1491 m (4,892 ft), Iceland, 63.99°N / -19.67°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (4 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Sun, 26 Jan 00:15 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Sat, 25 Jan 2020
Sat, 25 Jan 21:03 UTCM 0.3 / 5.7 km - [info]Hekla (23 km) 8.0 km SE of Árnes (Iceland)
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IMO
Fri, 24 Jan 2020
Fri, 24 Jan 11:13 UTCM 0.6 / 9.5 km - [info]Hekla (8 km) 7.6 km WNW of Hekla (Iceland)
[Map]
IMO
Sun, 19 Jan 2020
Sun, 19 Jan 20:22 UTCM 1.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Hekla (1 km) 1.2 km WSW of Hekla (Iceland)
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IMO
Sun, 19 Jan 20:13 UTCM 0.7 / 0.1 km - [info]Hekla (6 km) 6.5 km W of Hekla (Iceland)
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IMO
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.2*10^6 J (1.17 KWh) [learn more]

Earthquake statistics

Number of earthquakes vs time:

Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy past 24 hours
Past 30 days:
Number of quakes and energy past 30 days
Past 90 days:
Number of quakes vs time
Magnitude distribution and energy released:
Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 24 hrsMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 24 hrs
Past 7 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 7 daysMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 7 days
Past 30 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 30 daysMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 30 days
 

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