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Katla volcano (Iceland): earthquake yesterday

Fri, 4 Sep 2020, 08:13
08:13 AM | BY: MARTIN
Earthquake detected near the Katla caldera yesterday (image: Volcano Discovery)
Earthquake detected near the Katla caldera yesterday (image: Volcano Discovery)
The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) recorded an earthquake with magnitude M 3.1 that occurred at 12:39 local time yesterday located in the northeastern part of the Katla caldera near Austmannsbunga.
Few smaller aftershocks were detected but no volcanic tremor has been recorded.
Source: Icelandic Met Office volcano activity update 4 September 2020

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Katla volcano (Iceland): earthquake today

The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) recorded an earthquake with magnitude M 3.3 that occurred at 05:36 local time this morning. Another earthquake with magnitude M 2.7 occurred at 01:59 local time today. Few smaller earthquakes have also been detected. ... Read all
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Katla volcano
subglacial volcano 1512 m / 4,961 ft
Southern Iceland, 63.63°N / -19.06°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Katla volcano eruptions:
920 AD, 950 AD (?), 1150, 1177, 1245, 1262, 1311, 1357, 1416, 1440, 1450, 1500, 1580, 1612, 1625, 1660-61, 1721, 1755-56, 1823, 1860, 1918, 1955(?), 1999(?), 1918
Typical eruption style
Explosive basaltic and dacitic eruptions, voluminous lava flows
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