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Tjörnin Lake and the skyline of Reykjavik city.
Svanhildur Sif Halldórsdóttir

5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Reykjavik | Videos

Today, shortly before 2 PM, a 5.6 magnitude earthquake rocked Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavík. The quake originated near Lake Kleifarvatn on the Reykjanes Peninsula in South West Iceland and was felt as far north as Snæfellsnes and even the Westfjords.

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Reykjavik during the summer.
Svanhildur Sif Halldórsdóttir

Latest Updates on COVID-19 in Iceland

Iceland has earned praise and headlines for its reaction to the new coronavirus. Its strategy of large-scale testing, tracing and isolating has proven effective so far. The country is now building on that experience to create a safe place for all who wish to visit by offering COVID-19 tests upon arrival.

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Svanhildur Sif Halldórsdóttir

Everything You Need to Know About Volcanoes in Iceland

What are the most famous volcanoes in Iceland, and can they be visited on day tours? Why is Iceland so volcanically active? Is a volcano going to erupt in Iceland soon? Read on to find out all you need to know about volcanoes in Iceland; the land of ice and fire.

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Ships in the Westman Islands harbour
Chris Ayliffe

Top 11 Things to do in the Westman Islands

The Westman Islands, a small archipelago just off Iceland’s south coast, is arguably one of the country’s best-kept secrets. But spectacular nature, unique landscapes, welcoming locals, puffins, and fascinating history all make a visit there worthy of your time.

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Crystal blue ice cave under the vatnajokull glacier
Michael Chapman

A Complete Guide to Iceland’s Ice Caves

The blue corridors of Iceland’s ice caves have long been a draw for international guests. But how are ice caves formed? Which ice cave should you visit? Can you take part in an ice caving tour during your holiday? Read on to learn more about ice caves and caving tours in Iceland.

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