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Brennisteinsfjöll vulcano

Aggiornato: 26 nov. 2022 13:21 GMT -
Crater rows 626 m / 2,054 ft
Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland, 63.92°N / -21.83°W
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)
Last update: 12 mar 2022 (earthquake swarms)

The Brennisteinsfjöll volcanic system, located east of Kleifarvatn lake, consists of a series of NE-SW-trending crater rows and small shield volcanoes.

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Stile eruttivo tipico: Effusive (lava flows)
Eruzioni del vulcano Brennisteinsfjöll: 1000(?), 1188(?), 1200(?), 1341

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / Prof.Distanza/Ubicazione
mercoledì, 23 novembre 2022 GMT (2 sismi)
23 nov 2022 12:24 (GMT +0) (23 nov 2022 12:24 GMT)

4.8 km
9.1 km (5.7 mi)
Iceland: 6.0 Km NNE of Krýsuvík
23 nov 2022 06:11 (GMT +0) (23 nov 2022 06:11 GMT)

4.9 km
9.5 km (5.9 mi)
Iceland: 6.9 Km NNE of Krýsuvík
lunedì, 21 novembre 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
21 nov 2022 10:25 (GMT +0) (21 nov 2022 10:25 GMT)

6.1 km
8.5 km (5.3 mi)
Iceland: 6.2 Km NNE of Krýsuvík
domenica, 20 novembre 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
20 nov 2022 17:51 (GMT +0) (20 nov 2022 17:51 GMT)

4.3 km
9.5 km (5.9 mi)
Iceland: 3.7 Km NNE of Krýsuvík
sabato, 19 novembre 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
19 nov 2022 19:10 (GMT +0) (19 nov 2022 19:10 GMT)

6.5 km
7.1 km (4.4 mi)
Iceland: 5.6 Km NE of Krýsuvík


Postglacial and historical basaltic lavas cover a wide area. An eruption in 1000 AD was dated by its occurrence at the time of a meeting of the Icelandic outdoor parliament at Thingvellier. The most recent eruption at Brennisteinsfjöll took place in the 14th century.
Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
Sun, 7 Oct 2012, 12:05

Brennisteinsfjöll volcano (Reykjanes Peninsula, SW Iceland) activity update: earthquake swarms

Time and depth of quakes (7 Oct 2012) near Brenisteinsfjöll volcano
Un nuovo sciame sismico si è verificato durante il fine settimana sulla penisola di Reykjanes dell'Islanda, nella zona di rift vulcanico circa 12 km SW di Brenisteinsfjöll vulcano. Tremiti più grandi è stato un evento M3.8 a 5 km di profondità il venerdì alle 19:42 UTC. ... Read all
Mon, 3 Sep 2012, 17:46

Seismic swarm on the Rykjanes Peninsula (Iceland) near Breinnisteinsfjöll volcano

Map of the quakes (red: within 48 hours, yellow: past week)
Un sciame sismico iniziato ieri NE del vulcano Breinnisteinsfjöll in SISZ (zona sismica di Islanda sud) sulla penisola di Reykjanes. Lo sciame è nella zona del recente terremoto 4.4 il 30 agosto e il suo sciame di scosse di assestamento. Read all
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