No damage occured as the earthquakes were small.

Earthquake felt in Reykjavik last night

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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.

The ice cave has been named Kristallinn - or the crystal.

Unusual smell detected in ice cave in Breiðamerkurjökull

26 Mar An unusual smell was detected in an ice cave in Breiðamerkurjökull yesterday. Specialists from the Iceland Met Office are now using equipment to measure for sulphur dioxide and sulphur hydroxide in the cave.

A map showing the earthquakes last night.

Earthquake measuring 4.3 in Bárðarbunga

22 Mar Last night an earthquake of the magnitude 4.3 was detected in the southern part of the Bárðarbunga caldera followed by several aftershocks. No signs of volcanic eruption says the Iceland Met Office.

Earthquake of 3.7 in Öxarfjörður

22 Feb An earthquake of the magnitude of 3.7 occurred in Öxarfjörður at around 7.30 this morning some 15 km West - Southwest of Kópasker in North Iceland.

Earthquakes at Grímsey.

Bigger quake possibly on its way

19 Feb "We think it's likely that the seismis activity will die down and that this morning's quake was the largest, but there could be a larger one or one of a similar size that will arrive. We can't rule that out," says Hildur María Friðriksdóttir at the Iceland Met Office asked about this mornings earthquake just off Grímsey and the ensuing uncertainty level raised by the Civil Protection in Iceland.

Largest earthquake so far in Grímsey

19 Feb An earthquake of a magnitude of 5.2 was detected at Grímsey island at around 7 this morning. The powerful quake was felt in many parts of North Iceland and the department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management has declared a level of incertitude in North Iceland.

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