Strong earthquake in Hengill volcano

Today (9th February 2020) at 07:24 UTC a earthquake with a magnitude of Mw3,7 took place in Hengill volcano. This earthquake was felt over a wide area.

The earthquake activity in Hengill volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

This earthquake activity is not connected to anything that is happening close to Grindavík town. Since the effects of that activity don’t reach that far east on the Reykjanes peninsula.


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