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Mon, 11 Nov 2019, 07:35
The ongoing earthquake swarm at the Askja caldera in Iceland
An swarm of earthquakes is occurring near the Askja caldera, in an area approx. 10 km ENE from the rim and at depths around 5 km. ... read all
Mon, 12 Oct 2015, 09:21
Recent earthquakes under Herdubreid volcano
A shallow earthquake swarm has been occurring 25 km NE of the Aksja caldera since Thursday. read all
 

Latest earthquakes near Askja volcano, past 14 days

Updated 25 Nov 2020 08:40 GMT -
There was only one earthquake of magnitude 1.4 in during the past 14 days.
Biggest quake: 1.9 quake 3.3 Km WSW of Dreki, Iceland, 24 November 06:39 UTC
Most recent quake: 1.4 quake 3.3 Km WSW of Dreki, Iceland, 24 Nov 6.39 am (GMT +0)
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (34 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetailsMap
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 (GMT)
24 Nov 6.39 am (GMT +0) (24 Nov 2020 06:39:34 GMT)
1.4

5.1 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.3 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
24 Nov 2020 06:39:34 GMT
1.9

5.4 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.3 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
Sat, 21 Nov 2020 (GMT)
21 Nov 3.59 am (GMT +0) (21 Nov 2020 03:59:04 GMT)
0.3

5.4 km
Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland5.7 km ENE of Dreki, Iceland More
21 Nov 2020 03:59:04 GMT
0.7

5.8 km
Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland5.8 km ENE of Dreki, Iceland More
Wed, 18 Nov 2020 (GMT) (8 earthquakes)
18 Nov 2020 08:26:49 GMT
0.7

12 km
Askja (12 km) - Central Iceland7.9 km SSE of Dreki, Iceland More
18 Nov 2020 08:26:49 GMT
0.7

6.1 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland4.0 km SW of Dreki, Iceland More
18 Nov 2020 08:11:31 GMT
0.5

20 km
Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland6.3 km E of Dreki, Iceland More
18 Nov 2020 08:11:14 GMT
0.4

22 km
Askja (14 km) - Central Iceland6.2 km SW of Herðubreiðartögl, Iceland More
18 Nov 2020 08:11:01 GMT
0.6

23 km
Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland6.1 km SW of Herðubreiðartögl, Iceland More
18 Nov 2020 08:10:46 GMT
0.6

25 km
Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland6.6 km ESE of Dreki, Iceland More
18 Nov 2020 08:10:46 GMT
0.9

18 km
Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland5.8 km E of Dreki, Iceland More
18 Nov 2020 02:31:54 GMT
0.1

7.8 km
Askja (12 km) - Central Iceland4.8 km E of Dreki, Iceland More
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 (GMT)
17 Nov 2020 19:13:25 GMT
0.5

7.5 km
Askja (13 km) - Central Iceland6.0 km ESE of Dreki, Iceland More
17 Nov 2020 13:34:24 GMT
0.6

6.4 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.5 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
17 Nov 2020 06:13:53 GMT
1.1

9 km
Askja (15 km) - Central Iceland4.8 km SW of Herðubreiðartögl, Iceland More
17 Nov 2020 06:13:53 GMT
0.6

4.3 km
Askja (14 km) - Central Iceland5.3 km SW of Herðubreiðartögl, Iceland More
17 Nov 2020 01:38:03 GMT
0.5

1.7 km
Askja (20 km) - Central Iceland18.3 km S of Dreki, Iceland More
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 (GMT)
16 Nov 2020 09:29:21 GMT
1.2

4 km
Askja (3 km) - Central Iceland4.0 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
16 Nov 2020 09:29:21 GMT
1.5

5.8 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland4.0 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
Sun, 15 Nov 2020 (GMT)
15 Nov 2020 19:13:10 GMT
0.4

4.4 km
Askja (3 km) - Central Iceland4.8 km W of Dreki, Iceland More
15 Nov 2020 17:09:14 GMT
0.1

4.7 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.4 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
15 Nov 2020 16:15:20 GMT
0.3

13 km
Askja (12 km) - Central Iceland6.0 km E of Lokatindur, Iceland More
15 Nov 2020 16:15:20 GMT
0.8

13 km
Askja (11 km) - Central Iceland5.3 km ESE of Lokatindur, Iceland More
15 Nov 2020 13:54:23 GMT
0.6

3.5 km
Askja (3 km) - Central Iceland3.9 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
Sat, 14 Nov 2020 (GMT) (6 earthquakes)
14 Nov 2020 23:29:39 GMT
0.4

4.9 km
Askja (8 km) - Central Iceland0.8 km ENE of Dreki, Iceland More
14 Nov 2020 21:32:05 GMT
0.4

21 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland8.0 km WNW of Dreki, Iceland More
14 Nov 2020 13:47:51 GMT
0.7

6.7 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.4 km W of Dreki, Iceland More
14 Nov 2020 11:34:50 GMT
0.4

5.1 km
Askja (3 km) - Central Iceland3.8 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
14 Nov 2020 07:46:19 GMT
0.3

3.5 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.6 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
14 Nov 2020 01:08:29 GMT
0.1

4.5 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.4 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
Fri, 13 Nov 2020 (GMT)
13 Nov 2020 11:46:29 GMT
0.2

5.2 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland2.9 km W of Dreki, Iceland More
13 Nov 2020 03:49:30 GMT
0.4

3.9 km
Askja (4 km) - Central Iceland3.7 km WSW of Dreki, Iceland More
Thu, 12 Nov 2020 (GMT)
12 Nov 2020 21:14:18 GMT
0.5

6 km
Askja (12 km) - Central Iceland4.8 km NE of Dreki, Iceland More
12 Nov 2020 02:37:27 GMT
0.5

19 km
Askja (16 km) - Central Iceland14.6 km E of Trölladyngja, Iceland More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 8.3 x 107 joules (22.9 kilowatt hours) [learn more]

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