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Saturday, Feb 25, 2012
Small earthquake swarms occurred at Hengill volcano on 24 and 25 Feb 2012. The seismic activity is thought to be related to the hydrothermal power plane Orkuveita Reykjavíkur which continues to pump down water in this area. [more]
Thursday, Jan 19, 2012
A small earthquake swarm started in Hengill volcano on 17 Jan 2012 in the area of the Orkuveita Reykjavíkur hydrothermal plant that has been pumping down cold water into the ground. So far the largest earthquake is just M2.0 and at depth of around 5 km. ... [more]
 

Hengill volcano

Crater rows 803 m (2,634 ft), Iceland, 64.18°N / -21.33°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (55 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Wed, 22 May 12:47 UTC (GMT)
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Wed, 22 May 2019
Wed, 22 May 00:02 UTCM 0.7 / 8.3 km - [info]Grensdalur (15 km) - Southwestern Iceland 0.9 km WSW of Raufarhólshellir (Iceland)
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Tue, 21 May 2019 (6 earthquakes)
Tue, 21 May 21:46 UTCM 0.5 / 5.6 km - [info]Geysir (11 km) - Southwestern Iceland 11.2 km WNW of Geysir (Iceland)
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Tue, 21 May 21:27 UTCM 0.6 / 3.6 km - [info]Geysir (12 km) - Southwestern Iceland 11.7 km WNW of Geysir (Iceland)
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Tue, 21 May 18:36 UTCM 0.7 / 5.5 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 2.0 km S of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Tue, 21 May 18:36 UTCM 1.0 / 5.5 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 2.0 km S of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Tue, 21 May 10:57 UTCM 1.6 / 5.7 km - [info]Krísuvík (11 km) - Southwestern Iceland 7.1 km SSW of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Tue, 21 May 00:10 UTCM 0.3 / 5.4 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland 2.7 km W of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 2019 (13 earthquakes)
Mon, 20 May 21:57 UTCM 0.3 / 5.3 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland 2.6 km WSW of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 21:26 UTCM 0.6 / 0.5 km - [info]Hengill (12 km) 12.7 km S of Hvalstöð (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 21:26 UTCM 0.4 / 8.3 km - [info]Hengill (15 km) 9.3 km SSE of Hvalstöð (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 21:05 UTCM 1.2 / 5.5 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.8 km S of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 19:24 UTCM 0.6 / 3.2 km - [info]Geysir (11 km) - Southwestern Iceland 11.4 km WNW of Geysir (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 14:08 UTCM 0.4 / 0.1 km - [info]Geysir (11 km) - Southwestern Iceland 11.1 km W of Geysir (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 13:47 UTCM 0.2 / 5.8 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.8 km SSE of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 13:47 UTCM 0.4 / 6.2 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.7 km SSE of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 04:32 UTCM 1.1 / 11 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland 0.4 km S of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 04:32 UTCM 1.7 / 3.1 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland 0.6 km NNE of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 02:52 UTCM 0.5 / 6.6 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.6 km S of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 02:52 UTCM 0.7 / 6.3 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.7 km S of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Mon, 20 May 00:00 UTCM 0.4 / 4.7 km - [info]Grensdalur (10 km) - Southwestern Iceland 4.6 km SSE of Skálafell (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 2019 (18 earthquakes)
Sun, 19 May 23:00 UTCM 0.3 / 4.8 km - [info]Grímsnes (9 km) 3.4 km SW of Hestfjall (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 23:00 UTCM 0.5 / 5.5 km - [info]Grímsnes (9 km) 3.3 km SSW of Hestfjall (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 14:05 UTCM 0.6 / 5.8 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (6 km) - Southwestern Iceland 5.0 km NE of Skeggi_á_Hengli (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 10:20 UTCM 0.1 / 7.7 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.1 km SE of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 09:26 UTCM 0.4 / 5.9 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.1 km E of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 09:26 UTCM 0.6 / 5.8 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (2 km) - Southwestern Iceland 2.0 km ENE of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 07:19 UTCM 1.6 / 4.8 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.2 km SSE of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 07:17 UTCM 0.3 / 11.4 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (6 km) - Southwestern Iceland 5.8 km NNE of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 05:53 UTCM 0.2 / 4.9 km - [info]Krísuvík (7 km) - Southwestern Iceland 3.3 km SW of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 04:40 UTCM 0.3 / 6.9 km - [info]Grímsnes (9 km) 3.2 km SSW of Hestfjall (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 04:32 UTCM 0.8 / 5.5 km - [info]Krísuvík (2 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.8 km E of Keilir (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 04:32 UTCM 0.5 / 4.4 km - [info]Krísuvík (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 3.4 km E of Keilir (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 04:01 UTCM 0.2 / 9.4 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (15 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 6.7 km SE of Bláfjallaskáli (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 03:26 UTCM 1.2 / 5.6 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland 3.0 km W of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 01:52 UTCM 1.0 / 8.3 km - [info]Krísuvík (4 km) - Southwestern Iceland 3.3 km NNE of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 01:52 UTCM 0.7 / 5.2 km - [info]Krísuvík (2 km) - Southwestern Iceland 2.6 km NNW of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 01:32 UTCM 1.3 / 1.1 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (1 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 9.9 km S of Helgafell (Iceland)
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Sun, 19 May 00:46 UTCM 0.8 / 4.6 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 4.9 km NE of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Sat, 18 May 2019
Sat, 18 May 23:16 UTCM 0.3 / 9.2 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 4.0 km SW of Bláfjallaskáli (Iceland)
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Sat, 18 May 23:16 UTCM 0.4 / 10.1 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (7 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 4.6 km SW of Bláfjallaskáli (Iceland)
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Sat, 18 May 03:16 UTCM 0.5 / 6.1 km - [info]Grensdalur (9 km) - Southwestern Iceland 5.4 km SSE of Skálafell (Iceland)
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Sat, 18 May 03:16 UTCM 0.3 / 6.1 km - [info]Grensdalur (9 km) - Southwestern Iceland 5.4 km SSE of Skálafell (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 May 2019 (7 earthquakes)
Fri, 17 May 21:35 UTCM 0.3 / 5.8 km - [info]Hrómundartindur (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.9 km SSE of Hrómundartindi (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 May 19:34 UTCM 0.2 / 0.1 km - [info]Hengill (12 km) 13.1 km S of Hvalstöð (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 May 14:46 UTCM 1.1 / 6.6 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland 2.3 km NE of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 May 13:19 UTCM 1.3 / 8 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland 3.0 km NE of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 May 11:23 UTCM 0.8 / 6.8 km - [info]Krísuvík (4 km) - Southwestern Iceland 0.9 km NNE of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 May 10:14 UTCM 0.9 / 7.4 km - [info]Grímsnes (16 km) 6.1 km E of Hestfjall (Iceland)
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Fri, 17 May 08:54 UTCM 0.2 / 5.2 km - [info]Grímsnes (10 km) 4.4 km SSW of Hestfjall (Iceland)
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Thu, 16 May 2019 (6 earthquakes)
Thu, 16 May 22:24 UTCM 0.5 / 7.4 km - [info]Grímsnes (15 km) 3.5 km SW of Þjórsárbrú (Iceland)
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Thu, 16 May 21:31 UTCM 0.8 / 10 km - [info]Brennisteinsfjöll (6 km) - Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland 11.0 km SSW of Bláfjallaskáli (Iceland)
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Thu, 16 May 17:38 UTCM 0.6 / 4.5 km - [info]Krísuvík (1 km) - Southwestern Iceland 3.5 km E of Keilir (Iceland)
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Thu, 16 May 17:38 UTCM 1.4 / 4 km - [info]Krísuvík (0 km) - Southwestern Iceland 4.0 km ESE of Keilir (Iceland)
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Thu, 16 May 05:12 UTCM 1.4 / 4.6 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland 1.4 km SW of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Thu, 16 May 04:17 UTCM 1.0 / 4.5 km - [info]Krísuvík (5 km) - Southwestern Iceland 0.5 km NW of Krýsuvík (Iceland)
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.2*10^8 J (32.7 KWh) [learn more]

 

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