The area is located in a well-known earthquake zone in the south of Iceland. The Earthquake Engineering Research Centre is currently measuring and identifying the earthquake load for the area. The results of this research will be utilised in the design of the Búrfell Wind Farm.
Tephra distribution at Hekla, based on the last 18 volcanic eruptions at Hekla. The proposed Búrfell Wind is within 44% probability zone.