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Volcano earthquake report for Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017

Wednesday Dec 06, 2017 23:50 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  6 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius during the past 24 hours on 6 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.8-2.1), Arenal (1 quake mag 3.9), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.8), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.5-2.0), Coso (1 quake mag 2.9), Douglas (1 quake mag 1.4)
Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.9), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 2.0-2.6), Long Valley (7 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Maroa (4 quakes between mag 1.5-1.9), Okataina (Tarawera) (1 quake mag 2.4), Prestahnukur (1 quake mag 1.6), Süphan Dağ (1 quake mag 1.8), Vatnafjöll (4 quakes between mag 0.1-1.2), Öraefajökull (9 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0) (updated 23h50)

Note: Earthquakes within 20 km from and at depths less than 20 km under active volcanoes are reported. The list is not complete because many volcanoes are not monitored and/or seismic data in high resolution is not available publicly.

Volcanoes with recent earthquakes above magnitude 2 or more than 10 quakes are listed below:




Akyarlar volcano (Turkey): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 3 hours, the last being recorded quake 20 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 17.6 and 1.7 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.1 quake: GOKOVA KORFEZI (AKDENIZ) on Wed, 6 Dec 01h40 (13 km SSW)
M 2.0 quake: KOS ADASI (AKDENIZ) on Wed, 6 Dec 04h06 (11 km S)
M 1.8 quake: GOKOVA KORFEZI (AKDENIZ) on Wed, 6 Dec 01h36 (13 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Akyarlar

Arenal volcano (Costa Rica): magnitude 3.9 earthquake

A magnitude 3.9 earthquake occurred at the volcano 20 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 5.0 km depth at 18 km distance NNW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 3.9 quake: 6 km al Sureste de Cote, Guatuso. on Wed, 6 Dec 04h15 (18 km NNW)
All earthquakes at Arenal

Clear Lake volcano (California): 16 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.0

Possible earthquake swarm: 16 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 55 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 4.2 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.0 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA on Wed, 6 Dec 20h43 (17 km S)
M 1.8 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA on Wed, 6 Dec 16h51 (17 km S)
M 1.7 quake: 10km WNW of The Geysers, CA on Wed, 6 Dec 18h39 (18 km SSE)
M 1.3 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA on Wed, 6 Dec 13h23 (16 km S)
M 1.3 quake: 7km W of Cobb, CA on Wed, 6 Dec 08h42 (16 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Coso volcano (California): magnitude 2.9 earthquake

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake occurred at the volcano 5 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 1.0 km depth at 3 km distance S from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.9 quake: 12km NE of Little Lake, CA on Wed, 6 Dec 18h44 (3 km S)
All earthquakes at Coso

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.6

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 16 hours, the last being recorded quake 5 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.7 and 1.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.6 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 6 Dec 03h11 (15 km SSW)
M 2.0 quake: 4km S of Volcano, Hawaii on Wed, 6 Dec 18h52 (8 km SW)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Okataina (Tarawera) volcano (New Zealand): magnitude 2.4 earthquake

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 5 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 5.1 km depth at 19 km distance W from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.4 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 6 Dec 18h49 (19 km W)
All earthquakes at Okataina (Tarawera)
Previous news
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  5 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Dec 05, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.6-2.6), Bardarbunga (9 quakes between mag 0.2-1.6), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.8-1.9), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.6), Hrómundartindur (5 quakes between mag 0.2-2.1), Irazu (1 quake mag 2.6) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  4 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Dec 04, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.9), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.6), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.5-1.9), Coso (1 quake mag 2.5), Etna (1 quake mag 2.0), Kilauea (1 quake mag 2.8) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  3 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Dec 03, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.9), Askja (9 quakes between mag 0.1-2.3), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.5-3.2), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.5-1.3), Grensdalur (4 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Kilauea (1 quake mag 2.7) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  2 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Dec 02, 2017
Quakes detected near: Askja (1 quake mag 1.2), Avachinsky (1 quake mag 1.8), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.6-2.0), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 2.0), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.5-1.8) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  1 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Dec 01, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 2.3), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.6-2.1), Geysir (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.2), Grensdalur (38 quakes between mag 0.2-2.0), Katla (3 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Kilauea (1 quake mag 2.0) ... [more]

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