Bárðarbunga Trembles

An earthquake, measuring 3.4, shook the southern part of Bárðarbunga caldera this morning at 6:28 am, the Icelandic Met Office reports. The earthquake originated 7.8 km (4 mi) east of Bárðarbunga volcano. There have been few aftershocks, and no volcanic unrest has been measured.

This was the only seismic activity in Iceland measuring more than 3 in the past 48 hours.

During the week of July 9-15, more than 300 tremors registered in Iceland, according to the Icelandic Met Office. The greatest activity was north of North Iceland, with the largest earthquake measuring 3.6 in the evening of July 11, northwest of Gjögurtá. That quake was felt in the towns of Siglufjörður, Ólafsfjörður, Akureyri and Húsavík, as well as in Fnjóskadalur valley.

You can view a map of the latest seismic activity here.

Weather

Cloudy

Today

4 °C

Overcast

Later today

2 °C

Rain

Tomorrow

6 °C

Warning: Yellow More

Exchange rates

USD USD 124.87 EUR EUR 140.70
GBP GBP 161.30 DKK DKK 18.86
NOK NOK 14.64 SEK SEK 13.69
CHF CHF 123.59 JPY JPY 1.10
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.