Crater rows 803 m (2,634 ft)
Iceland, 64.18°N / -21.33°W
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
Hengill volcano eruptions:
none confirmed during historic times
Typical eruption style:
Effusive (lava flows).
Hengill volcano (Iceland) news & updates:
Hengill volcano (Iceland) activity update: Small earthquake swarm caused by pumping of water
Thu, 19 Jan 2012, 00:01
00:01 AM | BY: T
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 at Small earthquake swarm in Hengill volcano
(Jón Frímann volcano and earthquake blog)
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