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Latest news:
sab, 17 ago 2013, 10:03
Aerial photo of the NE rim of the Kverkjökull glacier with deposits of the flood and ash from the phreatic explosion (
A small phreatic eruption seems to have taken place yesterday at the ice-covered Kverkfjoell central volcano. The steam-driven (no fresh magma involved) explosion followed a small glacial flood on 15 August the Kverkjökull glacier released into the Volga river and was probably a result of the pressure release during the flood. ... leggere tutti
Sat, 20 Oct 2012, 12:05
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Uno sciame di piccoli terremoto si è verificato sabato al vulcano Kverkfjoell con circa 20 terremoti. Il più grande è stato un evento di magnitudo 2.6 a 1,1 km di profondità. leggere tutti

Kverkfjöll vulcano

Stratovolcano 1920? m (ca. 6,299 ft)
Eastern Iceland, 64.65°N / -16.72°W
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)
Last update: 1 Mar 2020 (glacial flood, minor phreatic activity)

Kverkfjöll, a large stratovolcano is hidden beneath the NE end of the Vatnajökull glacier. It has two elliptical ice-filled calderas, 8 x 5 km in diameter.
Fissures from the volcano can be traced 60 km to the NE. Kverkfjöll has had a number of subglacial eruptions in historic times.

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Stile eruttivo tipico: Effusive
Eruzioni del vulcano Kverkfjöll: 1655, 1729, 1729, 1929, 1959, 1968

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / ProfonditàDistanzaUbicazione
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 Terremoti)
15 Apr 2021 06:49:37 GMT

3.8 km - Di più
43 km5.8 Km WSW of Grímsfjall, Iceland
15 Apr 2021 06:49:37 GMT

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42 km5.3 Km W of Grímsfjall, Iceland
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 (GMT) (3 Terremoti)
14 Apr 2021 18:30:01 GMT

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63 km2.4 Km N of Herðubreið, Iceland
14 Apr 2021 17:16:47 GMT

8.7 km - Di più
63 km1.8 Km N of Herðubreið, Iceland
14 Apr 2021 14:08:58 GMT

2.4 km - Di più
63 km2.1 Km NNE of Herðubreið, Iceland

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