A powerful earthquake, 6,3 Richter scale, struck the Southern part of Iceland at 3:45 pm on the 29 May 2008. The epicenter of the quake was about 2 Km southeast of Hveragerði. Highest alert was immediately announced in Hveragerði and neighboring areas as a huge aftershock was expected. The exhibition presents the huge impact that the earthquake had on Hveragerði. Screens show the recordings from surveillance cameras and information from The Earthquake Engineering Research Centre. Visitors of Quake 2008 can experience a powerful earthquake (6+ Richter) and an earthquake fissure that was encountered at the building site in 2003 is visible in the floor and is illuminated up for visitors.