Volcanic eruption has started in Iceland.

Volcanic eruption has started in Iceland.
Breaking news from Iceland.
A volcanic eruption has started in Reykjanes peninsula, the fourth in three years.A strong earthquake swarm began on the Reykjanes peninsula around 21 pm this evening. The swarm is still in full motion and is confined to the dike that lies north of Grindavík.

Volcanic eruption has started in Iceland
It is close to the capital area Reykjavík.
Volcano eruption in Iceland
A volcanic eruption has begun on the Reykjanes peninsula and Þorvald Þórðarson, a volcanologist, tells us that at first glance it is the worst-case scenario. The eruption appears to be at Hagafell, above Grindavík.“This is the worst place, it looks like it. West of the pasture and up there, and then probably up through the Sundhnúkar crater row, which are just north of it. There are super-high plumes of magma. Now it’s a total guess, but the highest plumes are probably 150 metres. This means that the lava is flowing very quickly from the crater,” he says, adding, “ “This may be close to the worst case imaginable. Unfortunately.
The town Grindavík, closes to the eruption had already been evacuated and there is no danger to people so far. 

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