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Hekla vulkaan
stratovulkaan 1491 m (4,892 ft)
Iceland, 63.99°N / -19.67°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Hekla vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1104 (large, Plinian eruption), 1158, 1206, 1222, 1300, 1341, 1389, 1440(?), 1510, 1554, 1597, 1636-37, 1693, 1725, 1766-68, 1845-46, 1878, 1913, 1947-48, 1970, 1980, 1981, 1991, 2000
Typical eruption style:
Explosief en uitbundig.
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Hekla volcano (Iceland): news & activity updates

Tue, 14 Apr 2015, 11:43
Epicenters of recent earthquakes south of Hekla
Small earthquake swarms occurred at shallow depths during the past days near the volcano. The quakes were located approx. 6-10 km south of Hekla volcano and at shallow depths around 5 km. Read more... Lees alle
Mon, 14 Apr 2014, 17:34
Earthquakes in southern Iceland during the past 48 hours
A shallow (around 8 km depth) earthquake swarm including two quakes at 2.7 and 2.9 magnitude has started in an area 12 km to the south of Hekla volcano. Read more... Lees alle
Thu, 27 Mar 2014, 22:52
Strain and earthquakes under Hekla volcano (Iceland Met Office)
The volcano remains restless, but without any indication of an impending eruption (however, it is notorious for not giving much warning either). Read more... Lees alle
Thu, 20 Mar 2014, 18:08
Hekla volcano, calm this afternoon
De vulkaan media-aandacht heeft getrokken en nauw wordt gecontroleerd als men dat het is "ready" voor een nieuwe uitbarsting gelooft (hoewel er geen huidige aanwijzingen dat een dreigt). Read more... Lees alle
Mon, 1 Jul 2013, 16:46
GPS-measured deformation of HEKR station (Univ. Iceland), north of the volcano
De trend van de snelle inflatie die begon in April niet heeft voortgezet, maar gedeeltelijk was teruggekeerd en aanzienlijke vervorming is gestopt voor nu. Niets suggereert voor nu dat een uitbarsting dreigt, maar Hekla is bekend voor het verstrekken van dichtbij geen (seismisch) waarschuwing voordat uitbarstingen.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 16:44
GPS-measured deformation of HEKR station (Univ. Iceland), north of the volcano
The famous Icelandic volcano is showing further signs that indicate an eruption could occur in a near future. Significant rapid inflation, concentrated in the northern part of the volcano, has been detected since early April and likely represents accumulation of rising magma underneath. Read more... Lees alle
Tue, 26 Mar 2013, 16:20
The Icelandic Meteorological Office has informed authorities about unusual seismicity at Hekla volcano, which could be a precursor to a new eruption, and increased the volcanic alert level to yellow. Monitoring of the volcano will be intensified, as Hekla is not only one of the most active, but also one of the potentially most hazardous volcanoes of the country. The last eruption was in March 2000. On average, the volcano has been erupting about every 10 years, and it would statistically seen be due for a new one. Read more...
Fri, 14 Sep 2012, 08:28
Earthquakes near Hekla since beginning of August
Small earthquakes continue to occur around and beneath the volcano. At the moment, it does not seem a significant increase and we have no other data suggesting that the volcano should erupt soon (although it very well could).
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 00:01
Wed, 6 Jul 2011, 15:48
Old photo of Hekla volcano (c) Tom Pfeiffer
New seismic activity and a strong uplift may show that there will be a strong eruption in the next weeks or months.
Wed, 25 May 2011, 13:34
A new published study presents measurements of inflation cycles at Hekla volcano, suggesting that Hekla is ready for another eruption. Read more...
 

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