Get our newsletter!
Volcano Calendar 2020
: We're proud to present our 2020 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past two years.
: "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 Saturday, 18 May 2019
Saturday May 18, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 May 2019Summary: 135 quakes M2+, 75 quakes M3+, 25 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (238 total)
+: 135 earthquakes
+: 75 earthquakes
+: 25 earthquakes
+: 2 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
Total seismic energy estimate: 8.5*10^13 J (23.6 GWh / 20326 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 6.0 quake: Timor Region (Indonesia) on Sat, 18 May 11h14M 5.5 quake: South of Java, Indonesia on Sat, 18 May 01h51M 5.1 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 18 May 14h58M 4.8 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Sat, 18 May 01h18M 4.7 quake: Northern Peru on Sat, 18 May 03h55M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 18 May 04h48M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 18 May 19h51M 4.7 quake: Seram, Indonesia on Sat, 18 May 20h35M 4.5 quake: Southern Iran on Sat, 18 May 07h48M 4.5 quake: 296km SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia on Sat, 18 May 08h16
Friday, May 17, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja
(7 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Clear Lake
(37 quakes between mag 0.2-1.8), Coso
(6 quakes between mag 0.6-1.8), Gareloi
(7 quakes between mag 0.1-1.3), Kilauea
(2 quakes between mag 1.8-2.5), Krísuvík
(3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.3) ...
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Volcano Calendar 2019
: We're proud to present our 2019 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
Volcano Tours on Hawai'i
: The Hawaiian Islands are not only home to the most active volcanoes in the world, Kilauea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island, but also boast a unique natural environment. Born by volcanic activity of a very active hot spot in the middle of the Pacific Plate, they are a showcase of natural history.
Earthquakes near Volcanoes
: Our world-wide map continuously detects shallow earthquakes near volcanoes. These could be early signs of unrest and often precede eruptions.
Ambrym+Yasur volcanoes in Vanuatu
: An adventurous expedition to some of the most spectacular and active volcanoes in the world! Our volcano expedition to Vanuatu lets you spend 1 week on Ambrym with its multiple active lava lakes and 4 days on Yasur, famous for its spectacular fireworks. Guided by professional volcanologist, small groups (May-Sep).