Over the past 48 hours, the Bardarbunga volcanic complex has been hit by 18 earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 0.2 to 4.7, according to data provided by the Icelandic Met Office at 17:55 UTC, October 27, 2017. The last eruption of this volcano started in September 2014 and ended in February 2015. The largest earthquakes were two M4.7, registered at 23:26 UTC on Thursday, October 26 (depth 5 km / 3.1 miles) and 00:16 UTC on October 27 (depth 3.1 km / 1.9 miles), respectively. These

are the largest earthquake registered under Bardarbunga since the 2014 – 2015 eruption. The office also registered one M3.9 at 23:02 UTC on October 26 at a depth of 4.1 km (2.5 miles) and one M3.2 at 23:03 UTC on October 26 at a depth of 0.1 km (0.06 miles). Other earthquakes over the past 48 hours had magnitudes between 0.2 and 2.8 km (0.1 to 1.7 miles) and depths between 0.1 and 16.3 km (0.06 and 10.1 miles). A magnitude 4.1 earthquake was detected under the volcano earlier this week. READ MORE