Strong earthquake in Presthnúkur volcano

At 08:12 UTC on 30-April-2022 an earthquake with magnitude of Mw3,4 took place in Presthnúkur volcano. This earthquake was felt in Geysir south of the area where the earthquake took place.

Green star in the white glacier on the Icelandic Met Office map. Few red dots to the west of the green star showing smaller earthquakes
Earthquake activity in Presthnúkar volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

Few smaller earthquakes took place after the strongest earthquake. It has to noted that those earthquakes where in the different part of the volcano and are possibly not aftershocks.


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