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Theistareykjarbunga volcano

Caldera 564 m (1,850 ft)
Iceland, 65.88°N / -16.84°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Theistareykjarbunga volcano books
Typical eruption style:

Effusive.


Theistareykjarbunga volcano eruptions:

750 BC ± 100 years

TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Tue, 16 Jul 2019
Tue, 16 Jul 15:41 UTCM 1.4 / 0.1 km6 km2.9 km WSW of Þeistareykir (Iceland)
Tue, 16 Jul 09:40 UTCM 0.5 / 0.2 km7 km2.9 km WSW of Þeistareykir (Iceland)
Sat, 13 Jul 2019
Sat, 13 Jul 06:51 UTCM 0.5 / 7.1 km24 km10.2 km NW of Ásbyrgi (Iceland)
Sat, 13 Jul 06:06 UTCM 1.2 / 1.1 km8 km3.3 km SW of Þeistareykir (Iceland)
Sat, 13 Jul 06:06 UTCM 0.8 / 0.1 km8 km2.9 km WSW of Þeistareykir (Iceland)
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The Holocene Theistareykjarbunga basaltic shield volcano (also known as Theistareykir) and its associated N-S fissure system extends from north of Myvatn lake to the northern coast of Iceland.

Background:

The low, 564-m-high Theistareykjarbunga shield volcano is the northernmost subaerial volcanic system along the eastern volcanic zone of Iceland. The Theistareykjarbunga segment is dominated by the 30 cu km Storaviti shield volcano, which was formed slightly after deglaciation. The youngest dated eruption produced the Theistareykjahraun lava flow about 2700 years ago.

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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution


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