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 Sunday, 20 October 2019
Monday Oct 21, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Oct 2019Summary: 238 quakes M2+, 72 quakes M3+, 36 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (351 total)
+: 238 earthquakes
+: 72 earthquakes
+: 36 earthquakes
+: 5 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.3*10^13 J (6.44 GWh / 5544 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (20 Oct 2019):
#1: M 5.1 quake: Tonga Islands Region on Sun, 20 Oct 08h08
#2: M 5.0 quake: Tonga Region on Sun, 20 Oct 04h32
#3: M 5.0 quake: South of Java, Indonesia on Sun, 20 Oct 06h57
#4: M 5.0 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Sun, 20 Oct 08h55
#5: M 5.0 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Sun, 20 Oct 11h59
#6: M 4.9 quake: 206km E of Neiafu, Tonga on Sun, 20 Oct 04h26
#7: M 4.8 quake: Tonga Islands Region (Niue) on Sun, 20 Oct 08h05
#8: M 4.8 quake: Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Sun, 20 Oct 09h14
#9: M 4.8 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Sun, 20 Oct 18h32
#10: M 4.7 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Sun, 20 Oct 11h50
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Sunday, Oct 20, 2019
Quakes detected near: Apo
(1 quake mag 5.0), Clear Lake
(2 quakes between mag 1.3-2.1), Coso
(16 quakes between mag 0.5-1.7), El Hierro
(1 quake mag 1.8), Etna
(1 quake mag 1.7), Furnas
(1 quake mag 2.0) ...
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Desert, Salt & Volcanoes
: One of our best volcano expeditions! Stay 3 full days / nights at the active lava lake of Erta Ale, explore the wonders of Dallol and the Danakil desert in northern Ethiopia. 14 days expedition during Nov-March, small groups, guided by geologist.
: A third tectonic setting where volcanism occurs is believed to be the result of mantle plumes and not directly related to plate boundaries. So called hot spot volcanoes fall into this category.