• Warning

    Fissure eruption in Holuhraun (north of Vatnajökull).
  • Warning

    E-erly winds are blowing over Iceland and the polluted area is thus expected to reach west of the eruption site, marked by Hofsjökull glacier in the west and Skagafjörður-bay in the north. Habitants of Westfjords-area have reported haze, possibly originating from the eruption. Tomorrow the pollution area is expected to move south and reach over the central highlands west and southwest of the eruption site. A larger pollution area cannot be ruled out. Valid until midnight tomorrow, Thursday. More

Mýrdalsjökull - earthquakes during the last 48 hours
(Preliminary results)

Earthquake location   18 Sep 03:30 GMT

Map of earthquake epicentres

Time and magnitude of earthquake   18 Sep 03:30 GMT

Graph showing earthquake timing and magnitude


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