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Hekla volcano
stratovolcano 1491 m (4,892 ft)
Iceland, 63.99°N / -19.67°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Hekla volcano eruptions:
1104 (large, Plinian eruption), 1158, 1206, 1222, 1300, 1341, 1389, 1440(?), 1510, 1554, 1597, 1636-37, 1693, 1725, 1766-68, 1845-46, 1878, 1913, 1947-48, 1970, 1980, 1981, 1991, 2000
Typical eruption style:
Explosive and effusive.
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Hekla volcano (Iceland): news & activity updates

Hekla volcano (Iceland) activity update: Small but very shallow 1.2 magnitude earthquake at 21:13 UTC on 15 Feb 2012

Thursday Feb 16, 2012 00:01 AM | BY: T

Previous news
Old photo of Hekla volcano (c) Tom Pfeiffer
Wednesday, Jul 06, 2011
New seismic activity and a strong uplift may show that there will be a strong eruption in the next weeks or months. [more]
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
A new published study presents measurements of inflation cycles at Hekla volcano, suggesting that Hekla is ready for another eruption. ... [more]

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