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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) (21 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Sat, 17 Aug 17:49 UTC (GMT)
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Thu, 15 Aug 2019
Thu, 15 Aug 19:45 UTCM 0.3 / 0.6 km - [info]Öraefajökull (29 km) 13.1 km WNW of Skaftafell (Iceland)
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Thu, 15 Aug 18:31 UTCM 0.5 / 1.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (28 km) 12.2 km WNW of Skaftafell (Iceland)
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Thu, 15 Aug 18:31 UTCM 0.8 / 1.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (29 km) 12.8 km WNW of Skaftafell (Iceland)
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Wed, 14 Aug 2019
Wed, 14 Aug 09:11 UTCM 0.1 / 6 km - [info]Öraefajökull (6 km) 7.2 km E of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Tue, 13 Aug 2019
Tue, 13 Aug 12:00 UTCM 1.0 / 16.4 km - [info]Öraefajökull (21 km) 21.9 km E of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Tue, 13 Aug 12:00 UTCM 0.4 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (20 km) 20.9 km NE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 12 Aug 2019 (7 earthquakes)
Mon, 12 Aug 08:04 UTCM 0.3 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (5 km) 3.3 km NW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 12 Aug 07:23 UTCM 0.9 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (5 km) 3.1 km NNW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 12 Aug 05:16 UTCM 0.3 / 10.4 km - [info]Öraefajökull (6 km) 6.1 km SSW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 12 Aug 04:29 UTCM 0.1 / 1.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (5 km) 3.1 km W of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 12 Aug 01:14 UTCM 0.6 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (1 km) 2.7 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 12 Aug 00:20 UTCM 0.2 / 2 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km) 3.0 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 12 Aug 00:10 UTCM 0.2 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (5 km) 4.4 km NE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sun, 11 Aug 2019
Sun, 11 Aug 21:32 UTCM 0.3 / 10.5 km - [info]Öraefajökull (13 km) 7.3 km SE of Skaftafell (Iceland)
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Sun, 11 Aug 15:57 UTCM 0.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (6 km) 5.0 km WSW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sun, 11 Aug 12:46 UTCM 0.2 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km) 3.9 km ESE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sun, 11 Aug 07:02 UTCM 0.1 / 3.3 km - [info]Öraefajökull (15 km) 15.8 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sun, 11 Aug 01:49 UTCM 0.2 / 2.6 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km) 4.3 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sat, 10 Aug 2019
Sat, 10 Aug 22:04 UTCM 0.6 / 5.6 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km) 4.1 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sat, 10 Aug 21:44 UTCM 0.5 / 5.6 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km) 3.0 km SSW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sat, 10 Aug 21:44 UTCM 0.4 / 2.8 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km) 2.7 km S of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 8.2*10^6 J (2.28 KWh) [learn more]

Earthquake statistics

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