Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
: 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 (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures
See also: Monthly reports

Earthquake reports and news:

Earthquake report world-wide for Monday, 6 Aug 2018

Monday Aug 06, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  6 Aug 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 6 Aug 2018


Summary: 32 quakes M3+, 22 quakes M4+, 7 quakes M5+ (61 total)
Magnitude 3+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 22 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 7 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: Nicobar Islands, India Region on Mon, 6 Aug 04h35
M 5.3 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Mon, 6 Aug 08h23
M 5.3 quake: South of Sumbawa, Indonesia on Mon, 6 Aug 12h06
M 5.1 quake: Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Mon, 6 Aug 18h21
M 5.0 quake: Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Mon, 6 Aug 00h28
M 5.0 quake: Panama on Mon, 6 Aug 17h58
M 5.0 quake: NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. on Mon, 6 Aug 18h24
M 4.9 quake: Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Mon, 6 Aug 15h50
M 4.9 quake: 61km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on Mon, 6 Aug 20h47
M 4.7 quake: Philippine Islands Region on Sun, 5 Aug 23h22

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Sunday, 5 Aug 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  5 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Aug 05, 2018
Quakes detected near: Cerro Prieto (2 quakes between mag 2.1-2.2), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.5-2.2), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 1.5-2.2), Irazu (1 quake mag 2.7), Katla (1 quake mag 1.5), Kilauea (54 quakes between mag 1.2-3.1) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  4 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Aug 04, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 2.2), Askja (4 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.5), Clear Lake (11 quakes between mag 0.6-1.2), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.2), Etna (1 quake mag 1.1) ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.