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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) (38 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot Updated: Sat, 23 Sep 19:46 UTC (GMT)
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Sat, 23 Sep (7 earthquakes)
Sat, 23 Sep 16:12 UTCM 0.6 / 7.8 km - [info]Askja (12 km) - Central Iceland8.8 km SSE of Dreki
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Sat, 23 Sep 10:52 UTCM 0.5 / 7.6 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (16 km) - Eastern Iceland13.2 km ESE of Kistufell
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Sat, 23 Sep 09:34 UTCM 0.7 / 2.3 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (3 km) - Eastern Iceland5.9 km NW of Kverkfjöll
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Sat, 23 Sep 09:31 UTCM 0.7 / 11 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (2 km) - Eastern Iceland3.9 km NW of Kverkfjöll
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Sat, 23 Sep 07:42 UTCM 0.2 / 8.7 km - [info]Askja (20 km) - Central Iceland18.9 km ENE of Kistufell
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Sat, 23 Sep 04:43 UTCM 2.1 / 1.9 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (3 km) - Eastern Iceland6.2 km NW of Kverkfjöll
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Sat, 23 Sep 04:38 UTCM 1.4 / 11.9 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (5 km) - Eastern Iceland5.1 km NW of Kverkfjöll
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Fri, 22 Sep (10 earthquakes)
Fri, 22 Sep 23:09 UTCM 1.2 / 1.3 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland3.6 km SSE of Bárðarbunga
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Fri, 22 Sep 22:14 UTCM 0.9 / 0.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (2 km) - Central Iceland2.8 km SSE of Bárðarbunga
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Fri, 22 Sep 22:14 UTCM 0.4 / 0.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (2 km) - Central Iceland2.6 km SE of Bárðarbunga
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Fri, 22 Sep 20:41 UTCM 1.0 / 3.1 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (14 km) - Eastern Iceland13.8 km ESE of Kistufell
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Fri, 22 Sep 20:41 UTCM 0.6 / 7 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (15 km) - Eastern Iceland13.5 km ESE of Kistufell
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Fri, 22 Sep 19:47 UTCM 1.0 / 0.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland4.0 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Fri, 22 Sep 19:47 UTCM 0.8 / 0.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland4.0 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Fri, 22 Sep 16:28 UTCM 0.7 / 17.4 km - [info]Bardarbunga (18 km) - Central Iceland18.4 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Fri, 22 Sep 11:35 UTCM 0.5 / 8 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland2.3 km NE of Bárðarbunga
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Fri, 22 Sep 05:22 UTCM 0.8 / 0.5 km - [info]Grímsvötn (17 km)17.2 km NNE of Grímsfjall
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Thu, 21 Sep
Thu, 21 Sep 18:58 UTCM 0.3 / 3.4 km - [info]Bardarbunga (3 km) - Central Iceland1.7 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Thu, 21 Sep 09:15 UTCM 0.4 / 2.8 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (19 km) - Eastern Iceland14.5 km E of Kistufell
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Thu, 21 Sep 00:02 UTCM 1.4 / 13 km - [info]Grímsvötn (4 km)6.0 km NNW of Grímsfjall
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Wed, 20 Sep
Wed, 20 Sep 23:52 UTCM 0.8 / 6.5 km - [info]Bardarbunga (16 km) - Central Iceland15.7 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Tue, 19 Sep
Tue, 19 Sep 09:20 UTCM 0.1 / 6 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (16 km) - Eastern Iceland15.2 km SSE of Kistufell
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Tue, 19 Sep 04:44 UTCM 0.4 / 7.8 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (19 km) - Eastern Iceland14.1 km E of Kistufell
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Mon, 18 Sep
Mon, 18 Sep 22:29 UTCM 0.6 / 9.6 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (18 km) - Eastern Iceland16.3 km SSE of Kistufell
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Mon, 18 Sep 19:30 UTCM 1.0 / 5.1 km - [info]Askja (22 km) - Central Iceland7.7 km E of Trölladyngja
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Mon, 18 Sep 19:30 UTCM 0.4 / 14.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (18 km) - Central Iceland18.3 km ESE of Bárðarbunga
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Mon, 18 Sep 14:07 UTCM 0.6 / 9 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (20 km) - Eastern Iceland13.7 km E of Kistufell
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Sun, 17 Sep (9 earthquakes)
Sun, 17 Sep 19:26 UTCM 0.6 / 9.2 km - [info] (33 km)26.0 km WSW of Snæfell
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Sun, 17 Sep 16:24 UTCM 0.3 / 7.8 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (15 km) - Eastern Iceland13.8 km ESE of Kistufell
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Sun, 17 Sep 16:03 UTCM 2.1 / 1.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (6 km) - Central Iceland5.7 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Sun, 17 Sep 14:39 UTCM 2.5 / 3 km - [info]Bardarbunga (6 km) - Central Iceland4.6 km NE of Bárðarbunga
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Sun, 17 Sep 14:29 UTCM 1.0 / 7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (4 km) - Central Iceland3.0 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Sun, 17 Sep 14:28 UTCM 1.8 / 0.1 km - [info]Bardarbunga (8 km) - Central Iceland6.7 km ENE of Bárðarbunga
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Sun, 17 Sep 14:26 UTCM 3.9 / 4.7 km - [info]Bardarbunga (8 km) - Central Iceland5.3 km NE of Bárðarbunga
I FELT IT
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Sun, 17 Sep 14:23 UTCM 3.9 / 4.9 km - [info]Bardarbunga (8 km) - Central Iceland6.2 km NE of Bárðarbunga
I FELT IT
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Sun, 17 Sep 02:47 UTCM 0.7 / 7.3 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (19 km) - Eastern Iceland14.6 km E of Kistufell
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Sat, 16 Sep
Sat, 16 Sep 22:33 UTCM 0.5 / 7.5 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (15 km) - Eastern Iceland13.1 km SE of Kistufell
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Sat, 16 Sep 20:52 UTCM 0.6 / 11.7 km - [info]Kverkfjöll (19 km) - Eastern Iceland12.8 km E of Kistufell
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