A volcano has erupted in Iceland after weeks of intense earthquake activity.
An evacuation had already taken place in recent days, moving nearly 4,000 people out of the fishing town of Grindavik in the country’s southwest.
The nearby Blue Lagoon geothermal spa had also been closed as a precaution.
Iceland’s Meteorological Office confirmed the eruption on Monday.
Image: Damage from earthquakes in Grindavik in recent weeks
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