Intense earthquake swarm near Fagradalsfjall eruption site, Iceland

Intense earthquake swarm near Fagradalsfjall eruption site, Iceland

An intense earthquake swarm that started near the Fagradalsfjall eruption site in Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland on December 21, 2021 — just one day after the eruption was declared officially over — continues with no signs of abating. While no new lava flows have…

Intense earthquake swarm near Fagradalsfjall, Iceland

Intense earthquake swarm near Fagradalsfjall, Iceland

An intense earthquake swarm started near Fagradalsfjall, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland at 17:00 UTC on December 21, 2021 — just one day after the official end of the eruption in the area, the longest in the country in more than 50 years. The Aviation Color Code was…

Resumption of fissure eruption close to Fagradalsfjall, Iceland

Resumption of fissure eruption close to Fagradalsfjall, Iceland

The fissure eruption in the western part of the Krýsuvík-Trölladyngja volcanic system, close to Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland, periodically continued since the start of July. Lava fountaining and overflows from the fifth vent…

Vog from Fagradalsfjall completely obscures view to the volcano, Iceland

Vog from Fagradalsfjall completely obscures view to the volcano, Iceland

Volcanic smog (vog) is a visible haze comprised of gas and an aerosol of tiny particles and acidic droplets created when sulfur dioxide (SO2) and other gases emitted from a volcano chemically interact with sunlight and atmospheric oxygen, moisture, and dust. Called…

Increased volcanic activity reported near Fagradalsfjall, Iceland

Increased volcanic activity reported near Fagradalsfjall, Iceland

An increase in volcanic activity was reported near the Fagradalsfjall eruption site in Southwest Iceland on Saturday, June 26, 2021. If the development continues, authorities said lava will flow sooner than expected over Suðurstrandarvegur road, a key road that…

Stunning drone video of Fagradalsfjall eruption site in Iceland

Stunning drone video of Fagradalsfjall eruption site in Iceland

"The ongoing eruption of the Icelandic Fagradalsfjall volcano in the Geldingadalir valley was one of the most magnificent sights I have ever witnessed in my life," says Joey Helms, a filmmaker who recently visited Iceland to make this amazing video….