Icelandic Volcano Eruption: On the Reykjavik Peninsula in southwest Iceland, Mount Fagradalsfjal is a part of the Krysuvik volcanic system. 32 volcanic systems in Iceland are currently known to be active.
he volcano erupted on Wednesday, after which Iceland’s
A volcano has erupted close to Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. This volcano has erupted twice in the last 6000 years. This volcano was active for six months in 2021. Although the duration of the latest eruption is not yet known, it does not seem to represent a hazard to aviation. A volcanic eruption was suspected as a result of increased local seismic activity. Geologists were informed that an eruption was most likely as lava rose to the surface.
On Wednesday, the volcano erupted, and the Icelandic Meteorological Office reported that lava was spewing forth in real time in local media. The explosion took place next to Mount Fagradalsfjal, a volcano that released lava between March and September 2021 and was 40 kilometers from Reykjavik, drawing tourists and people from all over the world.
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No flights were impacted, according to Iceland’s National Airport Authority to AFP. On the Reykjavik peninsula in southwest Iceland, Mount Fagradalsfjal is a part of the Krysuvik volcanic system. 32 volcanic systems in Iceland are currently known to be active. With a volcanic eruption occurring roughly every five years, this number is the highest in all of Europe.