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Mt Hekla eruptions

Region: Highland
Coordinates: 63.9922607° N 19.6658149° W

Mt Hekla – Historical eruptions according to geologist Sigurdur Thorarinsson


YEAR DURATION INTERMISSION AREA TEPHRA TEPHRA DESOLATION
YEARS KM2 VOL. KM³ SHADOW .
1104 ? 200-300 0 2,5 N GREAT
1156 ? 53 >O,53 ? SSE SMALL
1206 ? 46 ? 0,03 ENE SMALL
1222 ? 15 ? 0,01 E SMALL
1300 1 78 >0,5 0,5 N GREAT
1341 ? 40 ? 0,08 WNW GREAT
1389 ? 47 >0,2 0,08 SSE CONSIDERABLE
1510 ? 120 ? 0,32 SW GREAT
1597 >0,5 86 ? 0,24 SE SMALL
1636 1 39 ? 0,08 NE SMALL
1693 7-10 months 56 ? 0,3 NNW GREAT
1766 2 72 1,3 0,4 N CONSIDERABLE
1845 7 months 77 0,63 0,28 SE SMALL
1947 13 months 101 0,8 0,21 S SMALL
1970 2 months 22 0,2 0,07 NNW SMALL
1980 1-2 weeks 10 0,15 0,9 N CONSIDERABLE
1981 1-2 weeks 1 0,15 0,09 N CONSIDERABLE
1991 1 week 10 ? ? ? SMALL
2000 10 days 9 ? ? ? SMALL

Read more about February March eruption 2000 from The Icelandic Meteorological Office

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