Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall Volcano Starts Erupting Again

The Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland has reportedly started erupting again after several days of seismic activity were monitored around the area.

Icelandic Meteorological Office Natural Hazards Specialist Einar Hjörleifsson confirmed that magma has already spilled out from the Merardälar fissure,, but no violent eruptions were reported.

On Tuesday, a magnitude 5.0 earthquake with a depth about 4 km depth located west of the Kleifarvatn lake was reported but no eruption advisories have been issued since then.

According to the Icelandic Meteorological Office, there have been over 3,000 earthquakes since Sunday but none were large enough to raise concerns.

The current eruption is still being monitored.


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