Strong aftershock in Vatnafjöll mountains (south of Hekla volcano)

Yesterday (13-November-2021) at 23:23 UTC an earthquake with magnitude of Mw3,4 took place in Vatnafjöll mountain south of Hekla volcano. This looks like an aftershock of the main earthquake of magnitude Mw5,2 that took place on 11-November-2021.

Green star on top of earthquake swarm south of Hekla volcano, showing the strongest earthquake in the current swarm in Vatnafjöll mountain
Earthquake activity in Vatnafjöll mountain, south of Hekla volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

This earthquake activity is going to continue for weeks possibly and stronger earthquake can’t be ruled out.


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