Earthquake swarm in Brennisteinsfjöll volcano

Today (5-July 2024) an earthquake swarm started in Brennisteinsfjöll volcano. Largest earthquake had a magnitude of Mw3,1 at 07:17 UTC. This earthquake was felt in Reykjavík and nearby areas.

The earthquake swarm on the left side on this image, with orange dots because of the age of the earthquakes on the map. Green star shows the largest earthquake.
Earthquake activity in Brennisteinsfjöll volcano. Copyright of this image belongs to Icelandic Met Office.

At the writing of this article, the earthquake swarm seems to have stopped. It might restart again, since that is common in this volcano and in this area.

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