An earthquake that registered 2.9 on the Richter scale was felt in the capital city at approximately 4 am this morning; the epicenter was 6.7 kilometers north-northeast of Krýsuvík, a geothermal area situated on the Reykjanes Peninsula.
From Krýsuvík. Photo by Eygló Svala Arnarsdóttir
Several smaller aftershocks were felt following the earthquake, the Icelandic Met Office told rúv.is.
Tremors are common in the region.