The large crevice left by the earthquake in Krýsuvíkurberg cliffs.

Quake Creates Crevice in Cliffs

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

Grindavík, with Þorbjörn mountain in the background.

Grindavík Monitored Closely

29 Jan In order to better monitor developments in the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, where scientists suspect that magna may be accumulating underneath the earth’s surface, additional monitoring equipment has been installed.

Seismic activity in Reykjanes. Green stars represent quakes in excess of magnitude 3.

Seismic Activity in Reykjanes Presented in 3D

29 Jan Bæring Gunnar Steinþórsson, computer scientist, has designed an interesting video, where seismic activity in Reykjanes is presented in 3D.

Þorbjörn mountain, located between Grindavík and the Blue Lagoon.

Planning to Be Prepared for the Worst

28 Jan “Many people are no doubt worried and anxious about the situation.”

From yesterday's town meeting in Grindavík.

‘We Cannot Take any Chances’

28 Jan Yesterday’s town meeting in Grindavík, on the Reykjanes peninsula, was very well attended.

The Blue Lagoon. Þorbjörn mountain is on the right. Scientists report that magma is possibly accumulating west of the mountain.

Blue Lagoon Reviews Contingency Plan

27 Jan The Blue Lagoon has reviewed its preparedness and contingency plans in response to reports of possible magma accumulation west of the nearby Þorbjörn mountain.

A green star indicates an earthquake of magnitude 3 or more.

Ten Earthquakes on Reykjanes Peninsula

16 Dec About ten earthquakes, of magnitude 3 to 3.7, have registered on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, since 8 am yesterday morning.

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