Rare earthquake in Snæfellsjökull volcano

A single earthquake took place in Snæfellsjökull volcano today (16. May 2023) at 14:46 UTC. This was a single Mw2,0 earthquake with depth of 0,1 km. This earthquake was 5,4 km east of Hellisandur town. If this earthquake was felt is not known to me (nothing reported in the news).

Red dot just north of the glacier of Snæfellsjökull volcano. This is on Snæfellsnes peninsula.
Earthquake in Snæfellsjökull volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

It is rare to see earthquakes like this on Snæfellsjökull volcano and this is the first earthquake I write about from Icelandic Met Office data. Research has shown that small earthquake activity does regularly happen in Snæfellsjökull volcano.