Earthquake swarm in Krýsuvík-Trölladyngja volcano

Today (6. May 2024) at 17:43 UTC an earthquake with magnitude of Mw3,3 took place in Krýsuvík-Trölladyngja volcano. This earthquake was felt in Reykjavík area.

Green star west of Kleifarvatn lake on Reykjanes peninsula in Krýsuvík-Trölladyngja volcano. Earthquakes in other volcanoes are also visible on this map.
Earthquake activity in Krýsuvík-Trölladyngja volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

At the writing of this article. This earthquake swarm is ongoing. It however has not constant and only has few earthquakes every once in a while at the writing of this article. This earthquake activity might increase, because it might be connected to stress changes in the crust because of inflation in Svartsengi volcano.