29 JanIn 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.
27 JanDue to an unusually rapid inflation of the earth’s surface, suggesting the possibility of magma accumulation west of Þorbjörn mountain, a phase of uncertainty has been declared on the Reykjanes peninsula.
2 Oct 2018 British newspaper The Sunday Times have apologized for their cover story of an imminent eruption in the Katla volcano in Iceland, a story that was factually incorrect. Volcanologist Evgenia Ilyinskaya who was interviewed in the story was misquoted and demanded a correction.
2 Oct 2018Three earthquakes have occurred in the last 36 hours in South East Iceland. Two of them in Bárðarbunga and one in Öræfajökull of a magnitude just over 3.0. The earthquake in Öræfajökull is the sixth earthquake of that size to have occurred since measurements began.
25 Sep 2018The Promote Iceland office say they're used to blown-up news about imminent eruptions in Iceland. A Sunday Times article on the weekend received criticism from the volcanologist interviewed in it, saying she was misquoted and that it was factually wrong.