Last night, July 29th, a 3.2 magnitude earthquake was registered under Katla.
According to RUV, the earthquake was registered at 19:20, with another following at 19:22. Around 20 aftershocks have been recorded since.
In a statement to RUV, an officer from the meteorological service states that although the seismic activity is considerable, there is no sign of an imminent eruption.
In addition to a hit Netflix drama directed by Baltasar Kormákur, Katla is also a volcano in southern Iceland. Historically, it has erupted in cycles ranging from 20 to 90 years. It has not had a major eruption since 1918, making it 103 years since the last major activity.
Earthquakes can be monitored throughout Iceland here, at the Meteorological Office of Iceland’s website.
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