- TL;DR Summary
- Initially 18,000 earthquakes in a week, then subsequent ruptures in the earth, multiple cones ejecting lava, and now a new volcano, Fagradalsfjall
SE corner of Iceland. USGS doesn't show any earthquakes during the last week.NYTimes, March 04 - Iceland has experienced 18,000 earthquakes since last week: Volcanologists think an eruption could be imminent in the southwestern part of the island after 800 years of dormancy.
https://en.vedur.is/earthquakes-and-volcanism/earthquakes (mostly less then 2 Mag)
Back in November 2019, an article on the Northern Volcanic Zone
The current activity in question is in the SE quadrant though. Does this imply a magmatic intrusion in the SE quadrant of Iceland?