Fagradalsfjall volcano update: Earthquake swarm continues, more than 2000 quakes during past 48 hours
Mon, 15 Mar 2021, 06:4106:41 AM | BY: T
The volcano-seismic unrest continues on the southern Reykjanes peninsula, centered around Fagradalsfjall mountain.
Earthquakes on the Reykjanes peninsula during the past 48 hours (image: IMO)
A strong mag. 5.4 earthquake occurred yesterday 14 Mar 2021 at 2:15 pm local time 5.4 km SW of Fagradalsfjall. It was widely felt in the area, and even captured by the webcam:
Fri, 12 Mar 2021, 16:06
Fagradalsfjall volcano update: Likelihood of volcanic eruption near Fagradalsfjall increases by the day
The earthquake swarm in the Reykjanes peninsula, concentrated in the area around Mt. Fagradalsfjall SW of Keilir, continues with no signs of weakening. By early afternoon, the Iceland Met Office (IMO) had already recorded over 1700 earthquakes since midnight alone, including many of magnitude 3 or higher and a widely felt magnitude 5 event at 07:53 GMT this morning. ... Read all