Öræfajökull: Seismic unrest above average

A geologist at the Iceland Met OFfice explains that the current unrest in Öræfajökull volcano could continue for days, weeks, months and even years. Yesterday the Iceland Civil Protection released a statement that the volcano was experiencing clear signs of unrest. 

Clear signs of unrest in Öræfajökull volcano

Geologist Bryndís Ýr Gísladóttir says it's unclear whether this unrest will lead to an eruption but according to the statement,  Öræfajökull is in a typical preparation stage before an eruption. 

"We hava a 24 hour watch in all of Iceland just as always," says Gísladóttir. 

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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.67 EUR EUR 122.83
GBP GBP 137.17 DKK DKK 16.47
NOK NOK 12.71 SEK SEK 11.72
CHF CHF 108.08 JPY JPY 0.97
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.