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Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland erupts for second time in a year

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Iceland's Fagradalsfjall mountain near Keflavik airport, Reykjavik is erupting again.

Iceland's Fagradalsfjall mountain near Keflavik airport, Reykjavik, is erupting again. (Photo credit: AP)

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Lava and smoke were seen erupting from a fissure on the side of the mountain.

Lava and smoke were seen erupting from a fissure on the side of the mountain. (Photo credit: AP)

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The fissure is very close to the site of the last year's eruption.

The fissure is very close to the site of the last year's eruption. (Photo credit: AP)

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The eruption in 2021 effectively revived Iceland's tourism industry after the pandemic by drawing in thousands of visitors,

The eruption in 2021 effectively revived Iceland's tourism industry after the pandemic by drawing in thousands of visitors, (Photo credit: AP)

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The recent eruption was accompanied by over 10,000 earthquakes.

The recent eruption was accompanied by over 10,000 earthquakes. (Photo credit: AP)

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The volcanic activity is taking place on the Reykjanes peninsula, the same area where the 2021 eruption took place.

The volcanic activity is taking place on the Reykjanes peninsula, the same area where the 2021 eruption took place. (Photo credit: AP)

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The island is located above a volcanic hotspot in the North Atlantic.

The island is located above a volcanic hotspot in the North Atlantic. (Photo credit: AP)

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But, Iceland President Gudni Johannesson has urged people to

But, Iceland President Gudni Johannesson has urged people to "be careful and know more before they go there into the unknown." (Photo credit: AP)

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