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Lyngdalsheidi Volcano

Updated: Apr 14, 2024 13:15 GMT -
Shield 404 m / 1325 ft
SW Iceland, 64.15°N / -20.9°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Lyngdalsheidi volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance / Location
Apr 13, 04:06 pm (Reykjavik)
1.5

5.5 km
15 km (9.5 mi) to the SW 2.3 km ESE of Hrómundartindi Info
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Apr 10, 08:32 am (Reykjavik)
2.4

4.6 km
27 km (17 mi) to the SW 1.8 km NW of Skálafell Info
Apr 10, 08:29 am (Reykjavik)
2.2

4.4 km
28 km (17 mi) to the SW 1.8 km WNW of Skálafell Info
Monday, April 1, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Apr 1, 12:30 am (Reykjavik)
1.9

5.7 km
21 km (13 mi) to the SW 4.0 km WSW of Hrómundartindi Info
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Apr 10, 08:29 am (Reykjavik)
1.3

4.5 km
28 km (17 mi) to the SW Iceland: 1.9 km NW of Skálafell Info
Saturday, April 13, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Apr 13, 05:55 am (Reykjavik)
1.2

3.9 km
22 km (13 mi) to the S 8.1 km ENE of Selfoss Info

Background

Interglacial shield volcano (Thorarinsson 1960).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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