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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) (52 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Fri, 19 Oct 01:03 UTC (GMT)
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Thu, 18 Oct
Thu, 18 Oct 05:51 UTCM 0.5 / 5.3 km - [info]Hekla (23 km)9.9 km SSE of Árnes
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Wed, 17 Oct
Wed, 17 Oct 21:43 UTCM 0.6 / 7 km - [info]Torfajökull (11 km)12.0 km E of Álftavatn
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Wed, 17 Oct 14:41 UTCM 1.2 / 13.9 km - [info]Tindfjallajökull (16 km)10.7 km S of Álftavatn
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Tue, 16 Oct
Tue, 16 Oct 03:14 UTCM 1.2 / 7.1 km - [info]Hekla (25 km)10.3 km SSE of Árnes
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Tue, 16 Oct 00:47 UTCM 0.7 / 1.3 km - [info]Torfajökull (6 km)9.0 km W of Landmannalaugar
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Mon, 15 Oct (14 earthquakes)
Mon, 15 Oct 17:02 UTCM 1.0 / 5.5 km - [info]Torfajökull (8 km)1.8 km NW of Álftavatn
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Mon, 15 Oct 13:54 UTCM 0.4 / 1 km - [info]Torfajökull (3 km)6.7 km NNE of Álftavatn
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Mon, 15 Oct 13:54 UTCM 0.6 / 0.1 km - [info]Torfajökull (3 km)5.2 km NNE of Álftavatn
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Mon, 15 Oct 12:32 UTCM 0.9 / 26.7 km - [info]Torfajökull (9 km)2.6 km ESE of Álftavatn
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Mon, 15 Oct 09:17 UTCM 0.3 / 6.6 km - [info]Torfajökull (10 km)12.8 km NNW of Álftavatn
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Mon, 15 Oct 09:17 UTCM 0.7 / 9.1 km - [info]Torfajökull (10 km)14.0 km NNW of Álftavatn
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Mon, 15 Oct 07:35 UTCM 0.4 / 0.1 km - [info]Torfajökull (9 km)2.2 km ESE of Álftavatn
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Mon, 15 Oct 05:59 UTCM 0.2 / 5 km - [info]Hekla (24 km)10.7 km SSE of Árnes
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Mon, 15 Oct 05:59 UTCM 0.4 / 5.3 km - [info]Hekla (24 km)10.3 km SSE of Árnes
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Mon, 15 Oct 02:15 UTCM 0.8 / 7.1 km - [info]Hekla (13 km)12.4 km E of Hekla
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Mon, 15 Oct 02:15 UTCM 1.3 / 8.6 km - [info]Hekla (12 km)11.8 km E of Hekla
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Mon, 15 Oct 01:00 UTCM 2.1 / 5.6 km - [info]Torfajökull (10 km)13.1 km NNW of Álftavatn
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Mon, 15 Oct 00:59 UTCM 0.2 / 6.3 km - [info]Torfajökull (10 km)13.6 km NNW of Álftavatn
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Mon, 15 Oct 00:59 UTCM 0.8 / 5.7 km - [info]Torfajökull (10 km)13.3 km NNW of Álftavatn
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Sun, 14 Oct (17 earthquakes)
Sun, 14 Oct 22:49 UTCM 0.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Hekla (5 km)5.3 km SW of Hekla
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Sun, 14 Oct 22:21 UTCM 0.4 / 2.6 km - [info]Hekla (6 km)5.7 km SW of Hekla
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Sun, 14 Oct 22:21 UTCM 0.8 / 2.1 km - [info]Hekla (5 km)5.5 km WSW of Hekla
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Sun, 14 Oct 22:21 UTCM 0.6 / 2.1 km - [info]Hekla (5 km)5.5 km WSW of Hekla
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Sun, 14 Oct 22:02 UTCM 0.1 / 4.1 km - [info]Hekla (5 km)5.4 km SW of Hekla
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Sun, 14 Oct 21:59 UTCM 0.7 / 8.6 km - [info]Hekla (5 km)5.2 km SSW of Hekla
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Sun, 14 Oct 21:46 UTCM 0.3 / 4.4 km - [info]Hekla (5 km)5.1 km SW of Hekla
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Sun, 14 Oct 20:35 UTCM 0.3 / 4.3 km - [info]Hekla (5 km)5.4 km SW of Hekla
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Sun, 14 Oct 20:35 UTCM 0.5 / 4.3 km - [info]Hekla (5 km)5.4 km SW of Hekla
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Sun, 14 Oct 16:57 UTCM 0.2 / 5.9 km - [info]Hekla (24 km)10.0 km SSE of Árnes
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Sun, 14 Oct 16:57 UTCM 0.5 / 5.1 km - [info]Hekla (24 km)10.0 km SSE of Árnes
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Sun, 14 Oct 16:56 UTCM 0.2 / 7.3 km - [info]Hekla (24 km)9.8 km SSE of Árnes
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Sun, 14 Oct 16:56 UTCM 0.6 / 6.1 km - [info]Hekla (24 km)10.4 km SSE of Árnes
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Sun, 14 Oct 16:55 UTCM 2.2 / 7.4 km - [info]Hekla (24 km)10.1 km SSE of Árnes
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Sun, 14 Oct 11:39 UTCM 0.6 / 0.5 km - [info]Torfajökull (3 km)5.0 km N of Álftavatn
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Sun, 14 Oct 09:45 UTCM 0.3 / 7 km - [info]Torfajökull (5 km)6.3 km NE of Álftavatn
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Sun, 14 Oct 05:31 UTCM 0.4 / 4 km - [info]Hekla (3 km)2.6 km SW of Hekla
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Sat, 13 Oct (6 earthquakes)
Sat, 13 Oct 03:51 UTCM 0.5 / 0.1 km - [info]Torfajökull (9 km)8.6 km E of Álftavatn
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Sat, 13 Oct 02:03 UTCM 0.3 / 3.4 km - [info]Torfajökull (3 km)9.2 km WSW of Landmannalaugar
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Sat, 13 Oct 02:03 UTCM 0.9 - [info]Torfajökull (5 km)9.6 km NNW of Álftavatn
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Sat, 13 Oct 02:02 UTCM 0.5 / 0.1 km - [info]Torfajökull (3 km)7.4 km WSW of Landmannalaugar
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Sat, 13 Oct 02:01 UTCM 1.3 / 1.4 km - [info]Torfajökull (6 km)9.9 km NNW of Álftavatn
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Sat, 13 Oct 02:01 UTCM 1.8 - [info]Torfajökull (5 km)10.1 km NNW of Álftavatn
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Fri, 12 Oct (10 earthquakes)
Fri, 12 Oct 23:15 UTCM 0.1 / 6.9 km - [info]Hekla (17 km)13.2 km ESE of Árnes
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Fri, 12 Oct 23:15 UTCM 0.7 / 7.4 km - [info]Hekla (17 km)13.3 km ESE of Árnes
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Fri, 12 Oct 18:02 UTCM 1.3 / 15.6 km - [info]Torfajökull (13 km)9.4 km ESE of Álftavatn
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Fri, 12 Oct 18:02 UTCM 1.2 / 5.3 km - [info]Tindfjallajökull (12 km)6.3 km NE of Básar
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Fri, 12 Oct 18:01 UTCM 1.2 / 1.4 km - [info]Tindfjallajökull (15 km)8.1 km ENE of Básar
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Fri, 12 Oct 17:11 UTCM 1.7 / 15.1 km - [info]Geysir (9 km) - Southwestern Iceland9.1 km WSW of Geysir
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Fri, 12 Oct 14:44 UTCM 0.4 / 1.1 km - [info]Torfajökull (4 km)10.2 km WSW of Landmannalaugar
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Fri, 12 Oct 14:44 UTCM 0.9 / 0.1 km - [info]Torfajökull (4 km)9.9 km N of Álftavatn
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Fri, 12 Oct 01:58 UTCM 0.2 / 8.5 km - [info]Hekla (17 km)15.4 km SE of Árnes
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Fri, 12 Oct 01:58 UTCM 0.7 / 7.2 km - [info]Vatnafjöll (16 km) - Southern Iceland17.0 km W of Vatnafjöll
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