Earthquake in Bárðarbunga this morning

Bárðarbunga erupted in 2014- 2015.

Bárðarbunga erupted in 2014- 2015. mbl.is/Þórður Arnar Þórðarson

An earthquake of the magnitude 3.3 originating in the South East Bárðarbunga cauldera was measured this morning at 11:10. 

According to geologists at the Iceland Met Office there is however no sign of volcanic unrest. 

In the last 48 hours, three earthquakes of a magnitude of more than 3 or more have hit Iceland, one of them in Reykjavik, and another Katla volcano in South Iceland

Bárðarbunga erupted in August 2014 and the eruption lasted until February 2015. A lava field of more than 85 km2 (33 square miles) was produced at Holuhraun, the site of the eruption. This is the largest eruption in Iceland since 1783. The eruption emitted large volumes of sulphor dioxide and had an impact on air quality in Iceland. 

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The Bárðarbunga eruption at Holuhraun 2014-2015 is the largest volcanic ...

The Bárðarbunga eruption at Holuhraun 2014-2015 is the largest volcanic eruption in Iceland since 1783. Iceland Monitor / Ragnar Axelsson

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