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An earthquake swarm has hit South Iceland beginning at around 9 pm Friday night.

Larger earthquakes possible in South Iceland over next few days

Seismologists in Iceland say that they cannot rule out that larger earthquakes will occur in South Iceland within the next few days, possible of the size of the mighty South Iceland quakes in 2008 measuring 6 on the Richter scale.

An earthquake swarm has hit South Iceland beginning at around 9 pm Friday night.

Larger earthquakes possible in South Iceland over next few days

Seismologists in Iceland say that they cannot rule out that larger earthquakes will occur in South Iceland within the next few days, possible of the size of the mighty South Iceland quakes in 2008 measuring 6 on the Richter scale.

The town of Selfoss in South Iceland.

Yesterday's South Iceland earthquake much greater than previously thought

The earthquake that occurred last night 6 km North East of the town of Selfoss is much greater than previously reported. The Iceland Met Office said that it was of a magnitude of 3.4 but now it reports that the tremor was actually of a magnitude of 4.1.

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A blood donor at the blood bank.

Iceland's blood bank appeals for donors in O negative blood group

Iceland's blood bank, Blóðbankinn is appealing for donors today. Twelve donors in the blood group O negative are needed.

The motorbike in Hvalfjörður tunnel.

Elliott Moss video shot in Iceland tunnel

A motorcycle scene was shot last night in Hvalfjörður tunnel in West Iceland for a new video by US musician Elliot Moss.

Árbæjarsafn museum is very popular with children.

Half term at Icelandic schools begins today

Today heralds the beginning of a short mid-term holiday for children all around Iceland which ends on Tuesday.

Jón Örn, owner of Kjötkompaníið.

New butcher's shop opens at Grandi harbour district

Foodies living in central Reykjavik can rejoice as yet another food related shop opens in Grandi, Reykjavik's fishpacking district.

Fresh poll confirms Iceland's long-standing opposition to EU membership

Most Icelanders do not want their country to join the European Union according to an opinion poll produced by Gallup and published on Monday. Membership of the bloc has been opposed in every opinion poll published in Iceland since July 2009 or for more than eight years.

"It is entirely the initiative of Glitnir to place this injunction."

PM had "nothing to do with injunction on media coverage"

Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson says to mbl.is that he neither asked for the injunction on Stundin and Reykjavik Media nor did he play any part in the matter.

Travellers are urged to take care when driving along the Reykjanesbraut road between Keflavik International Airport and Reykjavik

Storm today in Reykjavik and South Iceland

A storm is raging on the South West corner of Iceland with winds up to 30 m/s. The weather in Reykjavik is not exactly great either!

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