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REYKJAVIK, Iceland— Iceland's most active
volcano erupted Saturday, with a white plume
shooting 18,000 feet into the air, scientists
The eruption was followed by around 50 small
earthquakes, the largest of which measured
3.7 on the Richter Scale, according to Iceland's
There was a similar eruption at the same
volcano in 2004.
Scientists don't believe this eruption will lead
to air travel chaos like that caused by ash from
the Eyjafjallajokul volcano in April 2010.
The Grimsvotn volcano is located underneath
the Vatnajokull glacier in southeast Iceland.