Iceland sees small volcano eruption on Reykjanes peninsula near capital


(Corrects name to Matthew Roberts in second paragraph)

OSLO (Reuters) – A volcanic eruption has occurred on the Reykjanes peninsula in southwest Iceland near the capital Reykjavik, following intense earthquake activity in the area, the country’s Meteorological Office (IMO) said on Monday.

“At the moment, it’s a very small eruption,” Matthew Roberts of the service and research division at the IMO said.

(This story has been corrected to fix Matthew Roberts’ name in paragraph 2)

(Reporting by Nora Buli in Oslo; Editing by Chris Reese)

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