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Earthquakes in Southwest Iceland

Several earthquakes in Reykjaneshryggur volcano registered yesterday evening with three earthquakes registering from 2,7 to 4,0 on the Richter scale, reports.


From the Reykjanes lava field. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

All of the earthquakes occurred before 8 pm last night and small aftershocks could be felt in the area well into the evening, reports.

All day yesterday, numerous tremors and earthquakes registered on seismographs; however, earthquakes in the region are fairly common due to its geological position on the fault line.

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