More than 3,000 people have been evacuated from a fishing village.
The country said it had taken preventative measures as Iceland was “no stranger to volcanic activity.”
It's more active than the famous Vesuvius, and may have been responsible for wiping out the Neanderthals.
Volcanic ash, smoke and lava have transformed the Canary Island in just 10 days.
Suez Canal shutdown, volcano eruptions and a flood in Australia round out this week's best images.
The death toll has risen to 19, with more than two dozen others suffering severe burns.
Six more bodies have been recovered, while two remain missing.
Tragedy on volcanic island killed at least five people.