Magnitude Mw4,9 earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano yesterday (24. October 2023)

Yesterday (24. October 2023) at 22:19 UTC an earthquake with magnitude of Mw4,9 took place in Bárðarbunga volcano north eastern part of the volcano. This time it was not in the caldera as is the most common location for this earthquake activity.

Green star in Bárðarbunga volcano, in Vatnajökull glacier. This green star is located slightly to the north east of the main crater of Bárðarbunga volcano. Few yellow dots are around the green star, showing smaller earthquakes.
Earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

This is a inflation connected earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. This is the second earthquake this year that reaches magnitude of Mw4,9. There is no risk for an eruption in Bárðarbunga volcano at current time.