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Iceland volcano dormant for 6,000 years erupts near Reykjavík

Early Saturday, the Meteorological Office said the “volcanic activity has somewhat decreased,” and the “lava fountains are small.”

“As of now it is not considered a threat to surrounding towns,” she wrote in a tweet. “We ask people to keep away from the immediate area and stay safe.”

The Fagradals Mountain volcano had been dormant for 6,000 years, and the Reykjanes Peninsula hadn’t seen an eruption of any volcano in 781 years, The AP reported.

Category: Science

Source: NBC

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