Get our newsletter!
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.
: "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 Thursday, 29 August 2019
Friday Aug 30, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 30 Aug 2019Summary: 185 quakes M2+, 61 quakes M3+, 25 quakes M4+, 1 quake M6+ (272 total)
+: 185 earthquakes
+: 61 earthquakes
+: 25 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.9*10^14 J (52.1 GWh / 44843 tons of TNT / 2.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (29 Aug 2019):
#1: M 6.3 quake: 276km WNW of Bandon, Oregon (USA) on Thu, 29 Aug 15h07
#2: M 4.9 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Thu, 29 Aug 02h13
#3: M 4.9 quake: Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Thu, 29 Aug 12h25
#4: M 4.8 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Thu, 29 Aug 10h20
#5: M 4.8 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Thu, 29 Aug 10h53
#6: M 4.7 quake: Off East Coast of Kamchatka (Russia) on Thu, 29 Aug 02h48
#7: M 4.7 quake: Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. (Papua New Guinea) on Thu, 29 Aug 06h14
#8: M 4.5 quake: 31km WNW of Huanuco, Peru on Thu, 29 Aug 04h21
#9: M 4.5 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thu, 29 Aug 19h37
#10: M 4.4 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Thu, 29 Aug 11h39
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja
(2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.3), Clear Lake
(21 quakes between mag 0.2-1.6), Coso
(78 quakes between mag 0.2-2.4), El Hierro
(1 quake mag 1.9), Furnas
(1 quake mag 2.5), Grímsvötn
(2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.2) ...
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Eyjafjallajökull volcano photos
: The volcano in Iceland with the unpronounceable name... but famous in 2010 when its ash clouds drifted over Europe and forced a unprecedented large-scale airspace closure for several days, stranding millions of passengers.
Raung volcano photos
: One of the largest and most active volcanoes in East Java, rarely-visited and relatively unknown Raung became (in)famous during its recent eruption in 2015 when its frequent ash plumes forced the repeated closure of Bali's airport.