Roughly twenty earthquakes were detected last night from Mýrdalsjökull glacier where the volcano Katla resides. The largest one measured 2,7 strong and one kilometre deep.
This is the latest in a series of reports of increased seismic activity in the region over the last couple of weeks. During the week of August 22 to 28, roughly 300 earthquakes were measured in the country and two thirds of them came from Mýrdalsjökull, according to the Icelandic Met Office.
The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service RÚV reports, however, that last night’s quakes do not indicate a coming eruption.