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Continued Seismic Activity at Bárðarbunga

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Continued Seismic Activity at Bárðarbunga

Cracks in the lava by the Holuhraun eruption.

Photo: Geir Ólafsson.

Around ten earthquakes occurred in and around Bárðarbunga volcano between midnight and 7:30 this morning. The largest quake measured magnitude 3.9 and occurred shortly after 3:30 am, as reported on the website of the Icelandic Met Office.

An earthquake measuring magnitude 5.5 occurred at 10:20 yesterday morning.

The eruption in Holuhraun continues at a similar intensity to previous days but due to low cloud cover the eruption is not visible on webcams.

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