Minor earthquake swarm in Öræfajökull volcano

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An minor earthquake swarm took place in Öræfajökull volcano today (09-September-2013). This was just minor earthquake activity and it was at shallow depth, just around 2.6 to 4.8 km. Largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of 2.0.

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Earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano. Öræfajökull volcano is located south-most part of Vatnajökull glacier (next to the km line on the map). Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Meteorological Office.

Earthquake activity is not common in Öræfajökull volcano and that makes this activity interesting. So far this is just earthquake activity and I am not expecting anything else to take place. More earthquakes might happen in next few days to weeks. Or nothing else might happen Öræfajökull volcano.