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A volcano spews lava in Grindavik, Iceland, Wednesday, May 29, 2024.
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Video. Volcano erupts on Iceland's Reykjanes peninsula

A volcano in southwestern Iceland erupted on Wednesday for the fifth time since December, spewing red lava that once again threatened the coastal town of Grindavik and led to the evacuation of the popular Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

A volcano in southwestern Iceland erupted on Wednesday for the fifth time since December, spewing red lava that once again threatened the coastal town of Grindavik and led to the evacuation of the popular Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

The eruption began in the early afternoon after a series of earthquakes struck north of the town, which had already evacuated most of its 3,800 residents in December during the volcano's initial eruption.

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