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Öraefajökull's glacier-covered caldera seen from the air (photo: (c)Tom Pfeiffer)
Öraefajökull's glacier-covered caldera seen from the air (photo: (c)Tom Pfeiffer)
Latest news:
Earthquakes under Öræfajökull during the past 7 days
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018
The volcano is continuing to show signs of unrest. Over the past months, elevated numbers of small earthquakes have continued to occur beneath the glacier-covered volcano, suggesting that fresh magma has been accumulating at shallow depth around 5 km. ... [more]
Saturday, May 05, 2018
On 4 May, the Icelandic Met Office reduced the Aviation Color Code at Öræfajökull from Yellow to Green due to signs of reduced activity. Since September 2017 there has been less earthquake activity, stable hydrological and geochemical measurements, and reduced geothermal heat output. There has been possible minor ongoing inflation, but no signs of an imminent eruption. [more]

 

Öraefajökull volcano

Stratovolcano 2119 m (6,952 ft), Iceland, 64°N / -16.65°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (28 quakes)

 | latest | archive: show
Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Fri, 14 Dec 15:27 UTC (GMT)
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Fri, 14 Dec
Fri, 14 Dec 11:13 UTCM 1.6 / 0.5 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km)3.3 km E of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Thu, 13 Dec
Thu, 13 Dec 10:36 UTCM 1.1 / 29.8 km - [info]Öraefajökull (4 km)5.2 km S of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Thu, 13 Dec 07:16 UTCM 0.3 / 1.7 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km)2.4 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Thu, 13 Dec 02:49 UTCM 0.3 / 0.2 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)4.9 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Thu, 13 Dec 01:53 UTCM 0.4 / 0.9 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)4.5 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Thu, 13 Dec 00:57 UTCM 0.5 / 4.8 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km)3.9 km E of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Wed, 12 Dec
Wed, 12 Dec 18:23 UTCM 1.7 / 1.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km)4.2 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Wed, 12 Dec 18:23 UTCM 1.0 / 0.8 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km)2.6 km SE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Wed, 12 Dec 07:34 UTCM 0.2 - [info]Öraefajökull (9 km)6.4 km WNW of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Wed, 12 Dec 04:08 UTCM 0.8 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (17 km)12.8 km NNE of Skaftafell
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Tue, 11 Dec
Tue, 11 Dec 03:55 UTCM 0.6 / 1.9 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)4.6 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Tue, 11 Dec 00:17 UTCM 0.4 / 6.5 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)0.6 km WSW of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Mon, 10 Dec
Mon, 10 Dec 00:33 UTCM 0.7 / 1.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (15 km)11.5 km NNE of Skaftafell
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Sun, 9 Dec
Sun, 9 Dec 03:27 UTCM 0.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (7 km)5.9 km WSW of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sun, 9 Dec 02:23 UTCM 0.3 / 1.2 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)5.3 km SE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sun, 9 Dec 02:00 UTCM 1.2 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km)0.5 km NNW of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec (12 earthquakes)
Sat, 8 Dec 17:55 UTCM 0.3 / 1.2 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)2.1 km NE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec 14:56 UTCM 0.4 / 0.8 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)2.7 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec 14:56 UTCM 0.3 / 1.3 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)2.8 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec 11:29 UTCM 0.5 / 7.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)3.8 km E of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec 10:35 UTCM 0.2 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (4 km)6.0 km SE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec 09:43 UTCM 0.4 / 0.8 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)3.3 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec 09:43 UTCM 0.8 / 0.5 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)2.3 km NE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec 09:43 UTCM 0.6 / 4.2 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)2.7 km NE of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec 09:35 UTCM 2.6 / 0.5 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km)2.5 km E of Hvannadalshnjúkur
I FELT IT
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Sat, 8 Dec 09:31 UTCM 0.8 / 5.7 km - [info]Esjufjöll (4 km)25.2 km N of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec 09:31 UTCM 0.5 / 5.7 km - [info]Esjufjöll (4 km)25.5 km N of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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Sat, 8 Dec 00:58 UTCM 0.6 / 5.6 km - [info]Öraefajökull (4 km)4.3 km SSW of Hvannadalshnjúkur
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