Iceland's Reykjavik volcano erupted, emitting gases

The Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland came in this wednesday rash, ejecting magma for the first time since September 2021.

The country’s authorities pointed out that the volcano, which is about 50 kilometers from the capital, Reykjavike is also emitting gases, according to information from the newspaper ‘Morgunbladid’.

Civil Protection sources indicated that they are monitoring the situation. On Monday, the volcanic region of Reykjanes was already affected by a series of earthquakes, what made the jump alarms before the possibility of new eruptions in the area.

Given this, various experts altered the population to prepare for the possibility of a major eruptioneither for the coming months or the coming years.

The Reykjanes Peninsula is a volcanic and seismic hot spot southwest of Reykjavik. In March last year lava fountains erupted spectacularly from a fissure between 500 and 750 meters in length.

Volcanic activity in the area continued Until Septemberwhich made thousands of Icelanders and tourists visit the place.

(With information from Europa Press and Reuters)

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