Update on Recent Volcanic Activity in Iceland

February 8, 2024

Key Takeaways:

  • There is a volcanic eruption near the town of Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula.
  • The eruption's effects are confined to the town and the immediate area surrounding the eruption site. All services in Iceland are operating normally.
  • Flights to and from Iceland are operating on schedule, and disruption to air traffic is considered highly unlikely.
  • Authorities request people stay away from the area and do not attempt to walk to the eruption site. All roads to the area are closed.