Keilir mountain.

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News Tagged with “Reykjanes”

Seismic Activity Increases Again

4 Mar Seismic activity on the Reykjanes peninsula increased after 5 am, after a relatively calm night.

Superintendent Rögnvaldur Ólafsson, at the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management.

‘Like Watching Paint Dry’

3 Mar Superintendent Rögnvaldur Ólafsson is at the coordination center of the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management, patiently waiting to see how things develop on the Reykjanes peninsula, where an eruption is considered likely.

Keilir mountain.

Do Not Rule Out Chance of Eruption

2 Mar Scientists do not rule out the chance of a volcanic eruption on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, as the swarm of earthquakes that began Wednesday last week continues.

From the Reykjanes peninsula, just east of Grindavík.

Earthquakes Send Rocks Rolling Down Mountains

25 Feb Two tremors in excess of magnitude 3 hit Southwest Iceland overnight.

Grindavík and Þorbjörn mountain.

22,000 Tremors in Reykjanes Last Year

28 Jan Some parts of Iceland tremble more than others.

The large crevice left by the earthquake in Krýsuvíkurberg cliffs.

Quake Creates Crevice in Cliffs

23 Oct The magnitude 5.6 earthquake that hit Southwest Iceland on Tuesday didn’t just leave cracks in ceilings.

Roadwork in Grindavík, on the Reykjanes peninsula.

Shocking Unemployment Rates in Parts of Iceland

14 Oct The unemployment rate in Suðurnes, Southwest Iceland, has reached new heights.

From Reykjanes.

Earthquakes in Reykjanes

27 Aug The earth trembled repeatedly on the Reykjanes peninsula yesterday and continued to do so this morning.

From the US naval base, Keflavík.

Left-Greens Reject NATO Project in Helguvík Harbor

14 May The Left-Green Movement has rejected major NATO projects on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, Morgunblaðið reports.

Helguvík Harbor, Southwest Iceland.

Want to Make Helguvík Harbor Suitable for NATO Vessels

20 Apr There is interest among officials at Reykjaneshafnir harbors to make Helguvík Harbor, on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, suitable for receiving NATO vessels.

From Bárðarbunga.

Earthquake in Bárðarbunga

20 Apr An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hit the northeast part of the Bárðarbunga caldera, under the ice cap of Vatnajökull glacier, at 3:54 this morning.

The location of the earthquakes.

Earthquake of Magnitude 5.2 Hits Reykjanes

12 Mar An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 hit the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, at 10:26 am today.

The shooting star, surrounded by northern lights.

Stunning Shooting Star and Northern Lights

2 Mar 2020 “I’ve seen many shooting stars, but none like this one.”

A view of the Eldvörp area.

Stay away from Caves in Reykjanes

25 Feb 2020 The Icelandic Met Office has issued a warning, stating that cave excursion in the Eldvörp area on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, could be life-threatening.

The Blue Lagoon is located just north of Þorbjörn mountain.

Measurements Show no Magma near Surface

30 Jan 2020 There is no indication of magma having accumulated near the surface of the earth in the vicinity of Grindavík, Southwest Iceland.

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