Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
27 Dec 18 - 2 Jan 2019: Kilauea Volcano Special - Big Island, Hawaiʻi
9-22 Feb 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-19 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
8-16 Jun 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-30 Jun 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Earthquake reports and news:

Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 12 Apr 2018

Thursday Apr 12, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 Apr 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 Apr 2018


Summary: 32 quakes M3+, 25 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (62 total)
Magnitude 3+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 25 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):


M 5.3 quake: 37km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on Thu, 12 Apr 16h29
M 5.1 quake: Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thu, 12 Apr 11h36
M 5.1 quake: Eastern Sea of Japan on Thu, 12 Apr 07h56
M 5.0 quake: Kyrgyzstan-Xinjiang Border Reg. on Thu, 12 Apr 10h41
M 5.0 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thu, 12 Apr 13h37
M 4.9 quake: Southeastern Siberia, Russia on Thu, 12 Apr 06h06
M 4.9 quake: MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES on Wed, 11 Apr 23h53
M 4.8 quake: Central Chile on Thu, 12 Apr 11h50
M 4.8 quake: Tonga Islands on Thu, 12 Apr 09h31
M 4.8 quake: Volcano Islands, Japan Region on Thu, 12 Apr 09h38

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 11 Apr 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.1), Bardarbunga (4 quakes between mag 0.4-1.6), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.5-2.4), Geysir (1 quake mag 1.5), Kilauea (38 quakes between mag 1.7-2.9), Krísuvík (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.4) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 10 Apr 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.8), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.2), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.1-2.0), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.6-1.5), Grímsvötn (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.4), Kilauea (1 quake mag 2.2) ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: