Volcano Name:Öraefajökull Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 374010
Alternate Name:
Hnappafellsjokull
Hofsfjall
Hvannadalshnjúkur
Knappafellsjokull
Orfialdsjokull
Storhofdi
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano(es)
Latitude: 64.0000000000
Longitude: -16.6500000000
Region:Iceland and Arctic Ocean Sub Region:Iceland-SE
Date Entered:02/05/2012
 
Eruption Details
Eruption Start Date:3 /8 /1727 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.048 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.120 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.100 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Trachyandesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Trachyandesite
Eruption Start Date:5 /6 /1362 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 2.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 2.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.700 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 30.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 11.240 (Column Height)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 2.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 10.000 (Literature)
Magma: Rhyolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Rhyolite
Eruption Start Date:700000 BP Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Not Available
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Maximum VEI : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite

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