From this morning's eruption. Photo: Ármann Höskuldsson/University of Iceland.
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake occurred in Bárðarbunga caldera just after midday today. This is the ninth earthquake over a magnitude 5.0 to occur in the area since a level of uncertainty was first declared in Bárðarbunga two weeks ago, ruv.is reports.
As reported, a lava eruption started in Holuhraun shortly after 4:00 am this morning, on the same volcanic fissure which erupted on Friday morning.
The Aviation Colour Code for Bárðarbunga is at ‘red’ and the code for Askja at ‘yellow.’