The site of the earthquake is marked with a green star.

Earthquake just off Reykjanes peninsula

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Earthquakes at Mt.Herðubreið are not unusual.

Earthquake swarm at Herðubreið coming to an end

20 Dec Bryndís Ýr Gísladóttir, specialist in nature hazards at the Iceland Met Office says thatt the swarmm of earthquakes at Herðubreið seems to be coming to an end.

Bárðarbunga.

Large earthquake in Bárðarbunga

17 Dec An earthquake measuring 3.6 was detected at 7 this morning in the Bárðarbunga caldera.

Bárðarbunga.

Three earthquakes in Bárðarbunga

13 Nov Three earthquake measuring from 2.7 up to 3.6 occurred in Bárðarbunga last night at around 8 pm.

Öræfajökull.

Earthquake points to continuing seismic activity in Öræfajökull

2 Oct Three 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.

No damage occured as the earthquakes were small.

Earthquake felt in Reykjavik last night

14 Sep An earthquake originating in the Bláfjöll mountains occurred last night at 20:17 and measured 4.2. It was felt in Reykjavik, Hafnarfjörður and Kópavogur and was followed by several smaller aftershocks.

An aerial view of Bárðarbunga volcano.

Bárðarbunga Trembles

20 Jul An earthquake, measuring 3.4, shook the southern part of Bárðarbunga caldera this morning at 6:28 am.

Öræfajökull

Öræfajökull: Seismic unrest above average

14 Jul A geologist at the Iceland Met OFfice explains that the current unrest in Öræfajökull volcano could continue for days, weeks, months and even years. Yesterday the Iceland Civil Protection released a statement that the volcano was experiencing clear signs of unrest.

Earthquakes in North Iceland

12 Jul Earthquakes continue North West of Gjögurtá with the largest quake last night measuring 2.9 and occurring at 01.21.

There have been severa earthquakes in Öræfajökull recently.

"Anything could happen" at Öræfajökull volcano

27 Jun The Iceland Met Office say that there is nothing unusual about the earthquake of 3.1 detected yesterday afternoon at Öræfajökull volcano and there is no sign of volcanic unrest. However, they say ,"Anything could happen."

Earthquake at Iceland's Blue Lagoon today

18 Jun An earthquake of the magnitude 3.0 was detected North West of Grindavík at 10:24 today.

Bárðarbunga.

No eruption yet in Bárðarbunga

15 Jun "There are no signs of any volcanic unrest as yet," said Bryndís Ýr Gísladóttir, natural hazard expert at the Iceland Met Office to today's Morgunblaðið.

Bárðarbunga.

Largest earthquake since eruption detected in Bárðarbunga

14 Jun An earthquake swarm is currently occuring in the Northern part of Bárðarbunga beginning with a quake of the magnitude of 4.1 at 13.14 at noon. Several quakes followed suit and then a larger one occurred at 15.05 at a magnitude of 4.9.

Geothermal heat in Hveradalir, in Kerlingarfjöll mountains in the central highlands.

Iceland's geography- a volatile mixture of volcanic and seismic activity

14 Apr Formed roughly 25 million years ago, Iceland is situated where two of the world’s biggest tectonic plates, the Eurasian and North American, literally pull apart in the North Atlantic Ocean.

"Plenty of reason to monitor the course of events carefully."

Seismic activity in Öræfajökull still going strong

28 Mar Seismic activity in Öræfajökull volcano continues. This month, fourteen earthquakes measuring over 1.2 have been detected.

The earthquakes this morning with the largest shown as a green star on the map.

Swarm of earthquakes hits North Iceland

27 Mar Almost thirty earthquakes occurred in North Iceland and the ocean north of Iceland last night. The largest earthquake of the swarm occcured at 2.30 AM at a magnitude of 3.0. Its origins were around 20 km North East of Siglufjörður.

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