Get our newsletter!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
: Our professional team of volcanologists and photographers offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
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 paymentThank you!
See also: Monthly reports
Earthquake reports and news:
Earthquake report world-wide for Monday, 8 Oct 2018
Monday Oct 08, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 8 Oct 2018Summary: 33 quakes M3+, 18 quakes M4+, 1 quake M5+ (52 total)
+: 33 earthquakes
+: 18 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.1 quake: SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA on Mon, 8 Oct 14h48M 4.9 quake: 293km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan on Mon, 8 Oct 05h45M 4.9 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi on Mon, 8 Oct 21h15M 4.8 quake: Poso (3 MMI) on Mon, 8 Oct 21h59M 4.7 quake: 92km NE of San Jose del Cabo, Mexico on Mon, 8 Oct 12h05M 4.7 quake: 41km E of Namie, Japan on Mon, 8 Oct 19h52M 4.6 quake: 29km E of Tomakomai, Japan on Mon, 8 Oct 12h53M 4.6 quake: PAPUA, INDONESIA on Mon, 8 Oct 20h53M 4.5 quake: Sarmi (2 MMI) on Mon, 8 Oct 02h01M 4.5 quake: 85 km al SE de Socaire on Mon, 8 Oct 17h24
Sunday, Oct 07, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar
(1 quake mag 1.2), Cabalian
(2 quakes between mag 3.0-3.3), Clear Lake
(12 quakes between mag 0.6-1.9), Etna
(3 quakes between mag 2.0-2.5), Geysir
(3 quakes between mag 1.0-1.5), Grímsvötn
(4 quakes between mag 0.7-1.1) ...
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Introduction to Plate Tectonics
: The Earth's upper, rigid layer is broken into several plates which are in constant motion to one another. Most earthquakes and volcanoes occur as result of these plate boundaries.
Try our new app!
: Volcanoes & Earthquakes - our new free App for Android shows the latest earthquakes and active volcanoes on a map and as list, as well as volcano news from all the world. You can filter the data shown in various ways, e.g. by magnitude or age of earthquakes, the distance from your location, the status of volcanoes and so on.
Definition of a volcano
: A volcano is the term for any place on the surface of the earth, where hot molten rock (magma) reaches the surface.