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 Tuesday, 31 December 2019
Wednesday Jan 01, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 1 Jan 2020
Summary: 168 quakes M2+, 52 quakes M3+, 26 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (250 total)
+: 168 earthquakes
+: 52 earthquakes
+: 26 earthquakes
+: 4 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.1*10^13 J (5.81 GWh / 4999 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (31 Dec 2019):
#1: M 5.2 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 31 Dec 02h02
#2: M 5.2 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 31 Dec 11h09
#3: M 5.0 quake: 253km S of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Tue, 31 Dec 11h22
#4: M 5.0 quake: East of Kuril Islands (Russia) on Tue, 31 Dec 19h02
#5: M 4.9 quake: Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia on Tue, 31 Dec 05h18
#6: M 4.8 quake: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Tue, 31 Dec 18h40
#7: M 4.7 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Tue, 31 Dec 05h18
#8: M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 31 Dec 11h10
#9: M 4.6 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 31 Dec 02h07
#10: M 4.6 quake: Vanuatu on Tue, 31 Dec 14h57
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, Dec 31, 2019
Summary: 6634 quakes M2+, 2503 quakes M3+, 961 quakes M4+, 147 quakes M5+, 11 quakes M6+ (10256 total)
Monday, Dec 30, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja
(5 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4), Bardarbunga
(3 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4), Clear Lake
(16 quakes between mag 0.3-2.5), Coso
(11 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Grímsvötn
(4 quakes between mag 0.3-2.5), Kilauea
(4 quakes between mag 1.7-2.9) ...
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Volcano Calendar 2017
: We're proud to present our 2017 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
Volcanoes in the Solar System
: The Earth is not the only place with volcanic activity. Active volcanism also occurs at at least 3 other bodies in our Solar System.
Latest VAAC alerts
: The Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers provide near-real time global monitoring of volcanic ash plumes for aviation. Read the latest (or browse past) advisories.
Volcano Special expedition
: Special tour to see the ongoing eruption of Shivleuch volcano. Max 6 participants, 5 nights on location, accompanied by our team and local volcanologists. Sign up deadline Sun 24 Feb 2019!