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Grímsnes vulcano

Aggiornato: 29 gen. 2023 03:52 GMT -
Crater rows 214 m (702 ft)
Islanda, 64.03°N / -20.87°W
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)

Grímsnes is a relatively small volcanic system located SE of Thingvallavatn lake east of an en echelon group of volcanic fields extending across the Reykjanes Peninsula.

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Stile eruttivo tipico: Effusive (lava flows)
Eruzioni del vulcano Grímsnes: none during historic times

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / Prof.Distanza/Ubicazione
domenica, 22 gennaio 2023 GMT (2 sismi)
22 gen 2023 12:42 (GMT +0) (22 gen 2023 12:42 GMT)

4.7 km
21 km (13 mi)
Iceland: 10.3 Km WSW of Árnes
22 gen 2023 10:04 (GMT +0) (22 gen 2023 10:04 GMT)

4.9 km
18 km (11 mi)
Iceland: 3.5 Km SSW of Hrómundartindi
mercoledì, 18 gennaio 2023 GMT (2 sismi)
18 gen 2023 22:57 (GMT +0) (18 gen 2023 22:57 GMT)

0.7 km
19 km (12 mi)
Iceland: 9.1 Km E of Hestfjall
18 gen 2023 04:03 (GMT +0) (18 gen 2023 04:03 GMT)

8.1 km
31 km (19 mi)
Iceland: 3.4 Km W of Raufarhólshellir


Grímsnes lava flows cover 54 sq km and were erupted from a group of 11 fissures that produced a series of NE-SW-trending crater rows. The eruptions of the basaltic Grímsnes lavas were restricted to a relatively short interval between about 6500 and 5500 years ago.

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS

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