Earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano

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During the night of 23. April 2023 at 03:34 UTC an earthquake with the magnitude of Mw3,2 took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. This was just a single earthquake this time around. Depth of this earthquake was 4,6 km.

Green star in Bárðarbunga volcano. Showing the location of the newest earthquake in this volcano.
Green star in Bárðarbunga volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

This earthquake shows that Bárðarbunga volcano continues to inflate. This is now normal earthquake activity and happens every one to three months, sometimes the time between earthquakes is longer.

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