Iceland has declared a state of emergency and urged residents to evacuate the coastal town of Grindavík due to an intense wave of earthquakes in the southwest of the country, possibly linked to an impending volcanic eruption. Nearly 800 earthquakes were recorded within a short period, raising concerns about a potential eruption. The Icelandic Civil Protection Agency stated that a magma tunnel forming could reach Grindavík, and while there are signs that the magma may lead to an eruption, there’s no indication of it nearing the surface yet. Authorities emphasized a calm evacuation, stating that there is no imminent danger.
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