Earthquake in Reykjanes volcano

Today (1. September 2023) at 17:55 UTC an earthquake with the magnitude of Mw3,1 took place in Reykjanes volcano. This earthquake was located out in the ocean and some distance from the coastline. I don’t think it was felt. Few other smaller earthquakes took place at the same location following the largest earthquake.

Green star and red dots out in the ocean not far from Reykjanestá area in the volcano Reykjanes. Time on picture is 01. Sep. 2023 at 19:40.
Earthquake activity in Reykjanes volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

There is a storm now in this area of Iceland. That makes detection of smaller earthquakes impossible, along with distance from the coastline. If this earthquake swarm is going to be ongoing when the storm ends is impossible to know.

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