volcanic systems of iceland

  • Iceland Prepares for ‘Considerable’ Risk of Volcano Eruption

    Iceland Prepares for ‘Considerable’ Risk of Volcano Eruption

    There is a “significant likelihood” that the Icelandic volcano Fagradalsfjall will erupt “in the coming days,” according to the country’s meteorological office. The volcanic activity is primarily occurring in the island’s southwest, northeast of the fishing town of Grindavík. About 900 earthquakes have been detected in the volcano’s southwestern region since midnight local time, according…