Man made earthquake swarm in Hengill volcano

Yesterday (24. November 2023) at 20:54 UTC an earthquake with magnitude of Mw3,4 took place in Hengill volcano. This earthquake was felt in Hveragerði town.

Green star in Hengill volcano in a large fissure swarm in that area. Along with yellow and red dots.
The earthquake activity in Hengill volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

According to the news. This earthquake swarm is man made because of pumping down of hot water in this area by the hydrothermal power plant. This earthquake activity should stop soon as pumping down of the waste water stops.