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Theistareykjarbunga vulcano

Aggiornato: 5 feb. 2023 07:17 GMT -
Caldera 564 m (1,850 ft)
Islanda, 65.88°N / -16.84°W
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)

Theistareykjarbunga is a relatively low, 564-m-high basaltic shield volcano in northern Iceland. It belongs to the Theistareykir fissure system, which extends in N-S directions from north of Myvatn lake to the northern coast of Iceland, and represents the northernmost subaerial volcanic system of the Eastern Volcanic Zone in Iceland.

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Stile eruttivo tipico: Effusive
Eruzioni del vulcano Theistareykjarbunga: 750 BC ± 100 years

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / Prof.Distanza/Ubicazione
mercoledì, 1 febbraio 2023 GMT (1 sismo)
1 feb 2023 07:46 (GMT +0) (1 feb 2023 07:46 GMT)

2.9 km
20 km (12 mi)
Iceland: 1.5 Km S of Kröfluvirkjun
martedì, 31 gennaio 2023 GMT (1 sismo)
31 gen 2023 22:31 (GMT +0) (31 gen 2023 22:31 GMT)

4.1 km
7 km (4.3 mi)
Iceland: 2.0 Km SW of Þeistareykir
martedì, 24 gennaio 2023 GMT (1 sismo)
24 gen 2023 10:27 (GMT +0) (24 gen 2023 10:27 GMT)

6.1 km
26 km (16 mi)
Iceland: 9.7 Km SW of Kröfluvirkjun


The Holocene 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 2,400 years ago.

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