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Volcano earthquake report for Wednesday, 18 Mar 2020

Wednesday Mar 18, 2020 23:50 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 18 Mar 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius during the past 24 hours on 18 Mar 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.9-2.4), Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.0), Aurora-Bodie (1 quake mag 1.4), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.2-2.9), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.9-1.2), Cuernos de Negros (2 quakes between mag 2.2-2.7)
Eldey (2 quakes between mag 1.5-2.0), Fagradalsfjall (3 quakes between mag 0.7-1.2), Herdubreid (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.3), Hrómundartindur (5 quakes between mag 0.5-1.1), Kaitake (1 quake mag 2.4), Kilauea (3 quakes between mag 1.9-2.0), Krísuvík (4 quakes between mag 0.7-1.8), Lava Mountains Volcanic Field (4 quakes between mag 1.1-1.3), Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.2), Mammoth Mountain (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Martin (1 quake mag 1.2), Reykjanes (172 quakes between mag 0.1-4.2), San Cristobal (1 quake mag 2.6), Sporades (1 quake mag 1.8), Spurr (1 quake mag 1.9), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (5 quakes between mag 0.9-1.3), Tumac Mountain (1 quake mag 1.1) (updated 23h50)

Note: Earthquakes within 20 km from and at depths less than 20 km under active volcanoes are reported. The list is not complete because many volcanoes are not monitored and/or seismic data in high resolution is not available publicly.

Volcanoes with recent earthquakes above magnitude 2 or more than 10 quakes are listed below:




Akyarlar volcano (Turkey): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.4

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 12 hours, the last being recorded quake 5 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 13.1 and 7.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.4 quake: Bodrum (mugla) (Turkey) on Wed, 18 Mar 07h11 (14 km W)
M 2.0 quake: Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg (Greece) on Wed, 18 Mar 19h11 (4 km S)
M 1.9 quake: Bodrum (mugla) (Turkey) on Wed, 18 Mar 18h55 (8 km W)
All earthquakes at Akyarlar

Clear Lake volcano (California): 17 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.9

Possible earthquake swarm: 17 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 19 hours, the last being recorded quake 4 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.1 and 0.8 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.9 quake: 7km WNW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Wed, 18 Mar 01h14 (18 km S)
M 1.9 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Wed, 18 Mar 14h57 (18 km S)
M 1.2 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Wed, 18 Mar 01h45 (18 km S)
M 1.1 quake: 7km WNW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Wed, 18 Mar 04h23 (18 km S)
M 0.9 quake: 9km WNW of Cobb, CA (USA) on Wed, 18 Mar 11h31 (15 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Cuernos de Negros volcano (Central Philippines): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.7

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 4 minutes, the last being recorded quake 37 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 6.0 and 5.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.7 quake: 013 km S 76° W of Luzurriaga (Valencia) (Negros Oriental) (Philippines) on Wed, 18 Mar 23h13 (2 km NW)
M 2.2 quake: 011 km S 86° W of Luzurriaga (Valencia) (Negros Oriental) (Philippines) on Wed, 18 Mar 23h09 (3 km N)
All earthquakes at Cuernos de Negros

Kaitake volcano (New Zealand): magnitude 2.4 earthquake

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 5 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 5.0 km depth at 18 km distance N from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.4 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 18 Mar 18h31 (18 km N)
All earthquakes at Kaitake

Reykjanes volcano (Iceland): 172 earthquakes up to magnitude 4.2

Possible earthquake swarm: 172 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 23 hours, the last being recorded quake 47 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 8.0 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 4.2 quake: 5.9 km NNW of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Wed, 18 Mar 10h32 (11 km ESE)
M 2.8 quake: 3.6 km NNW of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Wed, 18 Mar 10h51 (12 km ESE)
M 2.7 quake: 3.6 km NNW of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Wed, 18 Mar 10h39 (13 km ESE)
M 2.5 quake: 3.3 km NNW of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Wed, 18 Mar 11h08 (12 km ESE)
M 2.3 quake: 4.5 km N of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Wed, 18 Mar 12h29 (11 km ESE)
All earthquakes at Reykjanes

San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua): magnitude 2.6 earthquake

A magnitude 2.6 earthquake occurred at the volcano 6 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 4.0 km depth at 5 km distance N from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.6 quake: 7 Km al norte de Volcán San Cristóbal, Nicar (Nicaragua) on Wed, 18 Mar 17h39 (5 km N)
All earthquakes at San Cristobal
Previous news
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 17 Mar 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 2.3-3.2), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.2-1.9), Coso (7 quakes between mag 0.7-1.4), Eldey (1 quake mag 2.4), Etna (1 quake mag 2.1), Fagradalsfjall (7 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 Mar 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Mar 16, 2020
Quakes detected near: Askja (5 quakes between mag 0.4-1.0), Aurora-Bodie (1 quake mag 1.1), Bardarbunga (4 quakes between mag 0.6-1.7), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.2), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.5-1.4), Coso (12 quakes between mag 0.7-2.3) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 Mar 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020
Quakes detected near: Apastepeque (1 quake mag 1.6), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.6-2.5), Barva (1 quake mag 3.0), Cerro Singüil (1 quake mag 1.4), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.8-2.0) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 14 Mar 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.4-2.9), Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.6-1.2), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.3), Barva (1 quake mag 2.5), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9), Coso (7 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 13 Mar 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Mar 13, 2020
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (6 quakes between mag 1.3-4.1), Apo (1 quake mag 2.7), Askja (5 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.2-2.0), Coso (8 quakes between mag 0.5-1.7), Cupaello (1 quake mag 1.3) ... [more]

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