Earthquake today in Bárðarbunga

No volcanic activity was however detected.

No volcanic activity was however detected. Photo/

An earthquake of the magnitude 3.8 was measured 5.7 kilometres North East of Bárðarbunga at 1.30 pm today. 

Martin Hensch at the Iceland Meterological Office says that around fifteen smaller quakes followed. No signs of volcanic activity or magma movements were detected. 

Scientists are still looking at data from the Katla volcano but all is still looking calm on that front according to Hensch. 




3 °C

Partly cloudy

Later today

1 °C



-2 °C

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