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Day: August 20, 2014

Three Hundred Earthquakes Since Midnight

Seismic activity in Bárðarbunga volcano in the northwestern part of Vatnajökull glacier is ongoing. Around 300 earthquakes were recorded between midnight and 8:00 am this morning. The largest earthquake occurred just before 4:00 am and measured 3.0 in magnitude.

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Benches in Reykjavík Tell Stories, Recite Poems

Poets and creative writing students in Reykjavík and York, England, have joined forces and launched the project ‘Word from a Bench’ in collaboration with Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature, publishing fiction and poetry on benches in the public parks.

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Evakuierung angeordnet

Die Polizei von Húsavík hat in Zusammenarbeit mit dem isländischen Zivilschutz für das gesamte Gebiet nördlich des Vatnajökull eine Evakuierung angeordnet.

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