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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) (26 quakes)

 | latest | archive: show
Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Tue, 19 Mar 17:24 UTC (GMT)
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Tue, 19 Mar 2019
Tue, 19 Mar 09:45 UTCM 0.8 / 2.6 km - [info]Esjufjöll (18 km) 20.1 km SE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Tue, 19 Mar 03:32 UTCM 0.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km) 4.8 km ESE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 (7 earthquakes)
Mon, 18 Mar 20:52 UTCM 0.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km) 1.7 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 18 Mar 19:48 UTCM 0.4 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (5 km) 7.1 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 18 Mar 18:36 UTCM 0.1 / 1.3 km - [info]Öraefajökull (9 km) 9.7 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 18 Mar 15:21 UTCM 0.2 / 5.6 km - [info]Öraefajökull (12 km) 10.9 km NNE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 18 Mar 14:20 UTCM 0.9 / 4.6 km - [info]Esjufjöll (20 km) 20.1 km SE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Mon, 18 Mar 02:08 UTCM 0.2 / 1.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km) 5.4 km SE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Mon, 18 Mar 01:26 UTCM 0.8 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (13 km) 11.2 km NW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sun, 17 Mar 2019
Sun, 17 Mar 16:41 UTCM 0.8 / 10.4 km - [info]Grímsvötn (8 km) 8.3 km SW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Sun, 17 Mar 11:34 UTCM 0.5 / 3.9 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km) 3.5 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sun, 17 Mar 07:24 UTCM 0.6 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (14 km) 11.3 km NE of Skaftafell (Iceland)
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Sun, 17 Mar 04:48 UTCM 0.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (9 km) 9.1 km SW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 2019 (7 earthquakes)
Sat, 16 Mar 22:46 UTCM 0.3 / 0.6 km - [info]Öraefajökull (4 km) 6.2 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 21:50 UTCM 0.9 / 5 km - [info]Grímsvötn (8 km) 6.6 km SSW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 19:11 UTCM 0.4 / 0.5 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km) 4.2 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 14:32 UTCM 0.6 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (7 km) 4.9 km WNW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 14:30 UTCM 0.5 / 1.3 km - [info]Öraefajökull (7 km) 7.4 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 14:27 UTCM 0.6 / 0.8 km - [info]Öraefajökull (7 km) 5.0 km NW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 02:01 UTCM 0.9 / 5.7 km - [info]Grímsvötn (17 km) 14.0 km SSE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Fri, 15 Mar 15:20 UTCM 0.6 / 9.8 km - [info]Esjufjöll (5 km) 25.6 km N of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Fri, 15 Mar 04:17 UTCM 0.2 / 0.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (2 km) 0.9 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Thu, 14 Mar 2019
Thu, 14 Mar 14:46 UTCM 1.1 / 10.4 km - [info]Öraefajökull (6 km) 4.4 km W of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Thu, 14 Mar 14:02 UTCM 0.5 / 5.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (8 km) 8.4 km SSW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Thu, 14 Mar 03:10 UTCM 0.4 / 1.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (3 km) 4.9 km S of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Wed, 13 Mar 14:03 UTCM 0.3 / 1.1 km - [info]Öraefajökull (6 km) 4.4 km WSW of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
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