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Aerial photo of the NE rim of the Kverkjökull glacier with deposits of the flood and ash from the phreatic explosion (
Saturday, Aug 17, 2013
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. [more]
Location of quakes (Icelandic Met Office)
Saturday, Oct 20, 2012
A small earthquake swarm occurred on Saturday at Kverkfjoell volcano with about 20 quakes. The largest was a magnitude 2.6 event at 1.1 km depth. ... [more]
 

Kverkfjöll volcano

Stratovolcano 1920? m (ca. 6,299 ft), Eastern Iceland, 64.65°N / -16.72°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (24 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot Updated: Mon, 18 Mar 17:33 UTC (GMT)
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Mon, 18 Mar 2019
Mon, 18 Mar 10:19 UTCM 0.3 / 0.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km) 3.5 km N of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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IMO
Mon, 18 Mar 01:22 UTCM 0.8 / 6 km - [info]Grímsvötn (5 km) 3.0 km SSW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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IMO
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 (7 earthquakes)
Sun, 17 Mar 23:56 UTCM 0.1 / 5.4 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (20 km) - Eastern Iceland 15.4 km ENE of Kistufell (Iceland)
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Sun, 17 Mar 20:41 UTCM 0.1 / 0.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (16 km) 17.1 km SW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Sun, 17 Mar 16:41 UTCM 0.8 / 10.4 km - [info]Grímsvötn (8 km) 8.3 km SW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Sun, 17 Mar 13:09 UTCM 1.4 / 3.2 km - [info]Bardarbunga (5 km) - Central Iceland 3.3 km NNE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland)
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Sun, 17 Mar 12:31 UTCM 0.8 / 12.1 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (10 km) - Eastern Iceland 12.5 km NNW of Kverkfjöll (Iceland)
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Sun, 17 Mar 09:58 UTCM 0.9 / 1.1 km - [info]Grímsvötn (6 km) 1.9 km ESE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Sun, 17 Mar 09:58 UTCM 1.7 / 10.2 km - [info]Grímsvötn (3 km) 2.1 km N of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 2019 (6 earthquakes)
Sat, 16 Mar 21:50 UTCM 0.9 / 5 km - [info]Grímsvötn (8 km) 6.6 km SSW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 20:57 UTCM 0.1 / 2.8 km - [info]Bardarbunga (2 km) - Central Iceland 1.3 km ENE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 06:35 UTCM 0.9 / 10.6 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (20 km) - Eastern Iceland 15.0 km ENE of Kistufell (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 02:01 UTCM 0.9 / 5.7 km - [info]Grímsvötn (17 km) 14.0 km SSE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 01:42 UTCM 0.6 / 6.6 km - [info]Grímsvötn (13 km) 14.2 km E of Hamarinn (Iceland)
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Sat, 16 Mar 00:46 UTCM 1.0 / 3.7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (5 km) - Central Iceland 5.3 km E of Bárðarbunga (Iceland)
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Thu, 14 Mar 2019
Thu, 14 Mar 15:05 UTCM 0.8 / 2.5 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland 2.4 km ENE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland)
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IMO
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Wed, 13 Mar 23:58 UTCM 0.5 / 6.6 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (19 km) - Eastern Iceland 14.4 km E of Kistufell (Iceland)
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IMO
Wed, 13 Mar 18:47 UTCM 0.7 / 14.4 km - [info]Bardarbunga (17 km) - Central Iceland 17.6 km ESE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland)
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Wed, 13 Mar 18:47 UTCM 1.0 / 18.6 km - [info]Bardarbunga (16 km) - Central Iceland 16.6 km ESE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland)
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Wed, 13 Mar 01:34 UTCM 0.9 / 4.9 km - [info]Bardarbunga (5 km) - Central Iceland 3.9 km NNE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland)
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Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Tue, 12 Mar 22:34 UTCM 0.8 / 9.2 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (22 km) - Eastern Iceland 17.3 km ENE of Kistufell (Iceland)
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IMO
Tue, 12 Mar 22:34 UTCM 0.4 / 7.4 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (22 km) - Eastern Iceland 17.1 km ENE of Kistufell (Iceland)
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IMO
Tue, 12 Mar 03:53 UTCM 0.7 / 3.5 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km) 3.5 km SW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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IMO
Tue, 12 Mar 03:53 UTCM 1.2 / 3.8 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km) 3.5 km SW of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
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