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13 Nov 2023

Iceland’s Most Popular Attraction Blue Lagoon Shut Down after Seismic Swarm

Iceland's popular tourist attraction, the Blue Lagoon resort, has temporarily closed after the Reykjanes peninsula was hit by 1,400 earthquakes in 24 hours, prompting fears of an impending volcanic eruption. The resort experienced a chaotic evacuation, with frightened guests fleeing and approximately 40 reportedly departing the resort overnight. [Source](https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/nov/09/iceland-blue-lagoon-geothermal-resort-closes-seismic-storm-volcanic-eruption-fears?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1699539423)