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Esjufjöll vulkaan

Stratovulkaan 1760 m (5,774 ft)
Iceland, 64.27°N / -16.65°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Esjufjöll vulkaan boeken
Typical eruption style: Unknown. (Explosive?)
Esjufjöll vulkaanuitbarstingen: 1927
TijdMag. / DiepteAfstandLocatie
Tue, 20 Aug 2019
Tue, 20 Aug 14:06 UTCM 0.6 / 5 km18 km20.0 km SE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
Mon, 19 Aug 2019
Mon, 19 Aug 11:33 UTCM 1.0 / 4.1 km18 km18.6 km SE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
Mon, 19 Aug 11:33 UTCM 0.8 / 4 km18 km18.6 km SE of Grímsfjall (Iceland)
Mon, 19 Aug 03:01 UTCM 0.4 / 14.2 km21 km23.5 km NE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland)
Sun, 18 Aug 2019
Sun, 18 Aug 20:13 UTCM 0.4 / 6.3 km7 km33.7 km WNW of Jöklasel (Iceland)
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The subglacial Esjufjöll volcano at the SE part of the Vatnajökull icecap, north of Öræfajökull volcano, may contain a central caldera. A minor eruption in 1927 that produced a large jökulhlaup is the only known historical activity from Esjufjöll.

Background:

Esjufjöll volcano, like Öraefajökull, is hidden beneath the immense glacier of Vatnajökull at its SE end, north of Öræfajökull volcano. It is actually not known wether it also has a central caldera. A small eruption in 1927, however, caused a relatively large jökulhlaup (glacier meltwater outburst), which is the only known historical eruption from Esjufjöll.


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