22:02 GMT30 November 2020
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    A 5.6-quake shook south-western Iceland on Tuesday afternoon, with the epicentre detected at a depth of 10 kilometres outside the town of Alftanes.

    Iceland's Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir was interrupted by an earthquake while she was doing a live interview with the Washington Post. 

    A video was shared on YouTube featuring Jakobsdóttir speaking about the way her country has been dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Suddenly her house started to shake, leaving the prime minister startled. However, Jakobsdóttir quickly laughed off the situation by saying "Well, this is Iceland."

    The Prime Minister later took to Twitter to share her experience and wish her fellow countrymen well. 

    A 5.6-magnitude quake hit south-western Iceland at 13:43 local time on Tuesday. The epicentre was registered at a depth of 10 kilometres to the south-west of Aulftanes.

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