Earthquake swarm in Presthnúkar volcano

Yesterday (3-July 2024) an earthquake swarm took place in Presthnúkar volcano. Largest earthquake in this swarm had a magnitude of Mw3,3. It was reported that it was felt in nearby tourist areas.

Green star in Presthnúkar volcano, along with dots showing smaller earthquakes. Langjökull glacier is shown on the top stretching to the north.
Earthquake activity in Presthnúkar volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

Earthquake swarms are not common in this area. Currently I am not expecting more activity in this volcano. This earthquake activity has since stopped.

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