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…

More than 8 000 earthquakes near Keilir, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

More than 8 000 earthquakes near Keilir, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

The earthquake swarm that began just SSW of Keilir in the Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland on September 27, 2021, has produced more than 8 200 earthquakes by October 6, 2021. The quakes are occurring not far from the ongoing Fagradalsfjall eruption at depths between 5…

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…