Theistareykjarbunga vulcano

Caldera 564 m (1,850 ft)
Island, 65.88°N / -16.84°W
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)

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.

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Eruzioni del vulcano Theistareykjarbunga:

750 BC ± 100 years

Data / oraMag. / Prof.Distanza/Ubicazione
giovedì, 14 ottobre 2021 16:16 GMT (1 terremoto)
14 ott 2021 16:16 (GMT +0) (14 ott 2021 16:16 GMT)

2.7 km
20 km (12 mi)
Iceland: 1.4 Km S of Kröfluvirkjun
lunedì, 4 ottobre 2021 01:18 GMT (2 sismi)
4 ott 2021 01:18 (GMT +0) (4 ott 2021 01:18 GMT)

9.8 km
44 km (27 mi)
Iceland: 11.2 Km WSW of Kópasker
4 ott 2021 01:18 (GMT +0) (4 ott 2021 01:18 GMT)

8.3 km
44 km (27 mi)
Iceland: 11.3 Km WSW of Kópasker


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.

Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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