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Kverkfjöll volcano
Stratovolcano 1920? m (ca. 6,299 ft)
Eastern Iceland, 64.65°N / -16.72°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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1655, 1729, 1729, 1929, 1959, 1968
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Effusive
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Kverkfjöll volcano (Eastern Iceland) activity update: occasional small earthquake swarms

Sat, 20 Oct 2012, 12:05
12:05 PM | BY: T
Location of quakes (Icelandic Met Office)
Location of quakes (Icelandic Met Office)
Time and depth of quakes at Kverkfjöll
Time and depth of quakes at Kverkfjöll
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.
This swarm is similar to several ones in the past years and could indicate a small magma intrusion under the volcano.
 

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