Earthquake swarm in Krýsuvík-Trölladyngja volcano

Today (03. January 2024) at 10:50 UTC an earthquake with magnitude of Mw4,3 took place in Krýsuvík-Trölladyngja volcano. A second earthquake with the magnitude of Mw3,5 took place at 10:54 UTC. Both earthquakes where felt in Reykjavík and up to Akranes and along the south Iceland (Selfoss, Hveragerði). A small earthquake swarm took place following the larger earthquakes.

Two green stars west of Kleifarvatn lake. Along with few red dots at almost the same location showing smaller earthquakes.
The earthquake activity in Krýsuvík-Trölladyngja volcano (green stars). Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

This earthquake swarm seems to be somewhat ongoing, but has slowed down or almost stopped otherwise.


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