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From the early morning of December 20, when the eruption was in a long fissure. Image: Thrainn Kolbe…

Ongoing eruption and a map from the MET office

The Sundhnúksgígar craters eruption is still ongoing but with very low activity
Screenshot from live feed this morning, 19. December 2023

The eruption on the Reykjanes peninsula

The length of the fissure has decreased but it is still erupting.
Screenshot from mbl.is live feed, 18. December

Eruption has started on the Reykjanes peninsula

Monday, December 18th, just after 10 pm an eruption started north of Grindavik

Reopening of Blue Lagoon facilities

Sites open in Reykjanes

All roads leading towards Grindavik are still closed. However, most of the natural highlights are open to visitors.
All routes to Grindavík (43, 427 and 425) are closed.

Today's update from Reykjanes peninsula

Drone ban near Grindavík

The Icelandic Transport Authorities have issued a ban using drones over Grindavik

Limited access to sites within Reykjanes Geopark

Due to the development of the seismic activity in Reykjanes peninsula, some sites can not be accessed.
Grindavík: Ozzo

The town of Grindavik evacuated due to increased earthquakes

An Emergency/Distress Phase has been activated due to the increased seismic activity on the southern part of the Reykjanes peninsula

Road no. 43 Grindavíkurvegur has been closed

The road will be closed until damages have been prepared or until further notice

Earthquakes temporarily halt operation of tourism companies in the Svartsengi area

Due to the increased seismic activities and strong earthquake swarms affecting the Svartsengi area, tourism operators have ceased operation until 16th of November.

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