Around 25,000 earthquakes have registered on the Icelandic Met Office’s equipment since August 29. The eruption is one of the largest in the world.
Surtsey Island was formed in an eruption below sea-level. The Surtsey eruption is among the longest eruptions to have occurred in Iceland in historical times.
The man suspected of killing his wife on Saturday night says he is not guilty. He is undergoing psychiatric evaluation. Police say that they think the woman was strangled.
Police are now investigating the death of a 26 year old woman who was found dead in Breiðholt in Reykjavík last night.
The lava is now over 44 square kilometers (17 square miles). It grows by almost two square kilometers per day.
Our friend Elisabetta Rosso has just published a photo on the National Geographic web of an unusual sunrise in Vík.
Stefan Erdman describes waking up in Möðrudalur and realizing that there is an eruption taking place.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 shook the northern rim of Bárðarbunga at 2 AM this morning. A total of 17 quakes have registered this morning, most in the northern part of the Bárðarbunga crater.