Seismic activity in Öræfajökull still going strong

Seismic activity in Öræfajökull volcano continues. This month, fourteen earthquakes measuring over 1.2 have been detected. 

An uncertainty level was declared in October and has yet not been lifted. Seismic activity has increased steadily since autumn 2016 and in the past few months it's been stronger than since measurements began four decades ago. 

Geophysicist Páll Einarsson says in today's issue of Morgunblaðið that these earthquakes "are telling us that there's plenty of reason to monitor the course of events carefully."

Weather

Light rain

Today

8 °C

Overcast

Tomorrow

3 °C

Overcast

Saturday

6 °C

Exchange rates

USD USD 123.23 EUR EUR 140.20
GBP GBP 155.95 DKK DKK 18.78
NOK NOK 14.41 SEK SEK 13.59
CHF CHF 124.24 JPY JPY 1.09
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.