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Updated December 21st, 2023 at 17:13 IST

Iceland declares state of emergency amidst 4,000 earthquakes and fears of volcanic eruptions

Iceland faces a critical moment with almost 4,000 earthquakes in Reykjanes, prompting a state of emergency due to fears of volcanic eruptions.

Reported by: Navya Dubey
Iceland volcano
Iceland volcano | Image:AP
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Iceland is facing a serious situation as they've had almost 4,000 small and medium earthquakes in the Reykjanes peninsula. Because of this, Iceland declared a 'state of emergency.' The biggest earthquake, with a magnitude of 5.2, has made officials worry about possible volcanic eruptions. 

A video posted on Instagram by @kiddaan shows a big crack in the middle of a town in Iceland. This video is getting viral on social media, and people are getting concerned about the situation. 

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People living there are advised to stay updated and do what the safety rules say. The authorities are trying to understand and handle the changing situation in that area. 

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Published December 21st, 2023 at 17:13 IST

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