Eldey vulcano

vulcano sottomarino 70 m / 230 ft
Reykjanes Ridge, Iceland, 63.73°N / -23°W
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)

The Eldey volcanic system is located on the northernmost part of the Reykjanes Ridge and is submarine with the exception of Eldey Island and the skerries (small rocky islands) Eldeyjardrangur, Geirfugladrangur, and Geirfuglasker.
Maximum water depth within the system is about 250 m. Eldey has been moderately active in Holocene time. Characteristic activity consists of explosive submarine basaltic eruptions. Six small eruptions have been located within this system during the last 1,100 years, the last occurring in 1926 CE.

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Stile eruttivo tipico: effusiva
Eruzioni del vulcano Eldey: 1926, 1884(?), 1879, 1422, 1340, 1211

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / ProfonditàDistanzaUbicazione
Sun, 16 May 2021 (GMT) (2 Terremoti)
16 May 2021 00:59:42 GMT

5.8 km - Di più
km1.1 Km NW of Reykjanestá, Iceland
16 May 2021 00:59:42 GMT

3.4 km - Di più
km1.5 Km NE of Reykjanestá, Iceland
Sat, 15 May 2021 (GMT) (3 Terremoti)
15 May 2021 10:34:56 GMT

0.4 km - Di più
km3.3 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland
15 May 2021 08:59:26 GMT

7 km - Di più
km1.9 Km SSW of Keilir, Iceland
15 May 2021 07:00:50 GMT

8.6 km - Di più
km4.2 Km SW of Geirfugladrangur, Iceland

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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