Earthquake in Vatnajökull mountains (part of Hekla volcano system)

Today (28. November 2023) at 05:56 UTC an earthquake with magnitude of Mw3,5 took place in Vatnafjöll mountain area. This is in a area that had a magnitude Mw5,0 earthquake few years ago. This might be an aftershock.

Green star north west of Katla volcano (no earthquakes) and south east of Hekla volcano (no earthquakes).
Green star in Vatnafjöllum mountain. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

There was a small earthquake swarm following this earthquake. I haven’t seen any reports that this earthquake was felt by anyone.