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Kverkfjöll volcano
Stratovolcano 1920? m (ca. 6,299 ft)
Eastern Iceland, 64.65°N / -16.72°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Kverkfjöll volcano eruptions:
1655, 1729, 1729, 1929, 1959, 1968
Typical eruption style:
Effusive
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News & activity updates:

Sat, 17 Aug 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.
Sat, 20 Oct 2012, 12:05
Location of quakes (Icelandic Met Office)
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

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