When glaciers covered larger parts of Iceland, there was less volcanic activity in the country, a new study has found.
Recent satellite images reveal that a new, one-kilometre wide caldera has emerged in Öræfajökull glacier, South Iceland, following increased geothermal activity in the area.
An earthquake occurred this morning at 7:36 11 km (6.8 mi) northwest of Siglufjörður, North Iceland measuring magnitude 3.7.
The Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management, as well as the Met Office, held a meeting with residents of Öræfar yesterday.
A number of news media around the world have featured Icelandic volcano Bárðarbunga, after British media such as The Daily Star, Daily Mail and The Sun reported claims that it was ready to erupt. Experts at the Icelandic Met Office consider the claims to be overestimated.
Three earthquakes occurred by the northern rim of Bárðarbunga volcano yesterday shortly before midnight.
A 3.3 magnitude earthquake was detected northeast of Grimsey island, North Iceland at 6:00 this morning.
A number of earthquakes were detected at Bárðarbunga in Vatnajökull tonight, according to the Icelandic Met Office.
Over 400 meter (1312 feet) wide holes have formed in Vatnajökull, Iceland's largest glacier. This is near the Bárðarbunga area, which had a volcanic eruption between 2014 and 2015.
An earthquake that occurred yesterday morning at Bárðarbunga volcano is the largest since its eruption in 2015.
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the 1947 Hekla eruption, the largest volcanic eruption in Iceland in the 20th century.
Katla can be one of Iceland’s most dangerous volcanoes. Earthquake activity in Katla this summer has provoked interest and fear that an eruption might be imminent. Iceland Met does not think so and has issued a report explaining why.
The Civil Protection Scientific Advisory Board met today to review new data on Bárðarbunga volcano and sent out a press release regarding the meeting.
An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale shook the Bárðarbunga volcano at 07.11 this morning.
There was a major earthquake on the northern edge of the Bárðarbunga volcanic craters at around midnight last night.