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Reykjanes volcano (Reykjanes Peninsula) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 1 June-7 June 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 8 Jun 2022, 18:33
18:33 PM | BY: VN
On 2 June IMO reported that the rate of uplift on the Reykjanes Peninsula had significantly decreased, and seismicity had been declining, with only about 150 earthquakes recorded the previous day. The Aviation Color Code was lowered to Green because the data indicated no magma movement.

Source: Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2022. Report on Reykjanes. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 1 June-7 June 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Reykjanes volcano
Crater rows 230 m / 755 ft
Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland), 63.89°N / -22.52°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Reykjanes volcano eruptions:
1211, 1226
Typical eruption style
effusive (lava flows)
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