Earthquake in Bárðarbunga of a magnitude of 4.8

A powerful earthquake measuring 4.8 occurred in Bárðarbunga last night. The earthquake took place in the north rim of the caldera at 01.16 and three powerful quakes followed, the largest measuring 3.7. at 01.38. This is the third largest quake in Bárðarbunga since the last eruption ended. 

Last week an earthquake measuring 3.6 occurred in Bárðarbunga. The Iceland Met Office however says there's no sign of an eruption but that they will be monitoring the volcano closely. 




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