Earthquakes rock southwestern Iceland as volcanic eruption looms

Iceland declared a state of emergency on Friday after a series of powerful earthquakes rocked the country’s southwestern Reykjanes peninsula, in what could be a precursor to a volcanic eruption. “The National police chief … declares a state of emergency for civil defence due to the intense earthquake (activity) at Sundhnjukagigar, north of Grindavik,” the … Continue reading Earthquakes rock southwestern Iceland as volcanic eruption looms