Greatest frequency of earthquakes in Katla since 2011

Over 200 earthquakes have been detected in Katla in the last 24 hours, the greatest frequency of earthquakes in Katla measured since 2011. Three large quakes occurred during the night. 

An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred at 4.40 am, another of 3.7 at 04.41 in the Katla caldera, follwed by numerous aftershocks. 

At 02.43 a quake of the magnitude of 3.2 occurred in the same area. 

Despite these earthquakes, the situation has not changed and there is no sign of an eruption or glacial flood. 


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