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Geysir Revived by Earthquake

Geothermal activity in Southwest Iceland has been on the rise since last Thursday’s earthquake . Geysir, Iceland’s largest hot spring, which has been largely dormant for years, has been heating up since Thursday and even erupting occasionally. Meanwhile eruptions in Strokkur, a smaller hot spring located next to Geysir, have been far more powerful than usual. Morgunbladid reports.

A similar trend was observed following the earthquakes in 2000, although the current increase in geothermal activity is far greater than it was then.

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