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Volcano earthquake report for Thursday, 21 May 2020

Thursday May 21, 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 21 May 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 21 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Aurora-Bodie (1 quake mag 1.4), Cabalian (2 quakes between mag 2.4-2.9), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4), Coso (13 quakes between mag 0.5-2.2), Fagradalsfjall (1 quake mag 1.2), Grensdalur (1 quake mag 1.4)
Hrómundartindur (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Iraya (1 quake mag 2.6), Irazu (1 quake mag 2.8), Iztaccíhuatl (1 quake mag 2.6), Kilauea (1 quake mag 1.8), Krafla (2 quakes between mag 1.4-2.0), Lava Mountains Volcanic Field (4 quakes between mag 0.9-1.7), Long Valley (6 quakes between mag 0.2-2.0), Maidu (1 quake mag 1.1), Maripipi (2 quakes between mag 1.8-2.1), Mauna Loa (3 quakes between mag 1.8-2.3), Prestahnukur (1 quake mag 1.6), Salton Buttes (4 quakes between mag 1.0-1.3), Sousaki (1 quake mag 1.6), Tinguiririca (1 quake mag 3.0), Whale Island (1 quake mag 1.7) (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:




Cabalian volcano (Central Philippines): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.9

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 47 minutes, the last being recorded quake 2 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 1.0 and 1.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.9 quake: 003 km N 25° W of Cabalian (San Juan) (Southern Leyte) (Philippines) on Thu, 21 May 21h22 (7 km W)
M 2.4 quake: 001 km N 50° E of Cabalian (San Juan) (Southern Leyte) (Philippines) on Thu, 21 May 20h35 (5 km WSW)
All earthquakes at Cabalian

Clear Lake volcano (California): 14 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.4

Possible earthquake swarm: 14 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 46 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.8 and 0.7 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.4 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 21 May 07h59 (18 km S)
M 1.2 quake: 10km WNW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 21 May 05h09 (18 km SSE)
M 1.0 quake: 9km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 21 May 15h05 (18 km S)
M 0.9 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 21 May 19h18 (18 km S)
M 0.7 quake: 2km NNE of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 21 May 08h31 (19 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Coso volcano (California): 13 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.2

Possible earthquake swarm: 13 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 23 hours, the last being recorded quake 18 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 9.5 and 1.6 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.2 quake: 21km E of Little Lake, CA (USA) on Thu, 21 May 14h16 (19 km SSE)
M 1.6 quake: 15km NE of Coso Junction, CA (USA) on Thu, 21 May 23h32 (11 km N)
M 1.4 quake: 21km E of Little Lake, CA (USA) on Thu, 21 May 22h57 (19 km SSE)
M 1.2 quake: 15km NE of Coso Junction, CA (USA) on Thu, 21 May 11h59 (11 km N)
M 1.1 quake: 18km E of Little Lake, CA (USA) on Thu, 21 May 23h13 (16 km SSE)
All earthquakes at Coso

Iraya volcano (North of Luzon): magnitude 2.6 earthquake

A magnitude 2.6 earthquake occurred at the volcano 4 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 4.0 km depth at 19 km distance N from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.6 quake: 018 km N 12° W of Basco (Batanes) (Philippines) on Thu, 21 May 19h47 (19 km N)
All earthquakes at Iraya

Irazu volcano (Costa Rica): magnitude 2.8 earthquake

A magnitude 2.8 earthquake occurred at the volcano 12 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 13.0 km depth at 11 km distance W from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.8 quake: 4 km al Este de Cascajal, V. de Coronado. (Costa Rica) on Thu, 21 May 11h44 (11 km W)
All earthquakes at Irazu

Iztaccíhuatl volcano (Western & Central Mexico): magnitude 2.6 earthquake

A magnitude 2.6 earthquake occurred at the volcano 15 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 2.0 km depth at 9 km distance SE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.6 quake: 5 km al ESTE de AMECAMECA, MEX (Mexico) on Thu, 21 May 09h02 (9 km SE)
All earthquakes at Iztaccíhuatl

Maripipi volcano (Central Philippines): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 7 minutes, the last being recorded quake 6 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 1.0 and 1.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.1 quake: 005 km S 46° W of Maripipi (Biliran) (Philippines) on Thu, 21 May 18h12 (6 km SSE)
M 1.8 quake: 009 km S 79° W of Maripipi (Biliran) (Philippines) on Thu, 21 May 18h05 (8 km SE)
All earthquakes at Maripipi

Mauna Loa volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 19 hours, the last being recorded quake 11 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 7.1 and 0.6 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.3 quake: 26km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA) on Thu, 21 May 15h40 (4 km S)
M 1.9 quake: 17km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA) on Thu, 21 May 04h55 (10 km ESE)
M 1.8 quake: 25km ESE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA) on Thu, 21 May 23h39 (8 km SSE)
All earthquakes at Mauna Loa

Tinguiririca volcano (Central Chile and Argentina): magnitude 3.0 earthquake

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 10 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 14.1 km depth at 19 km distance WNW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 3.0 quake: 27 km al NO de Termas del Flaco (Chile) on Thu, 21 May 13h22 (19 km WNW)
All earthquakes at Tinguiririca
Previous news
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 20 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.0), Clear Lake (23 quakes between mag 0.4-2.2), Coso (10 quakes between mag 0.7-1.6), Cupaello (1 quake mag 1.3), Etna (1 quake mag 1.4), Grímsvötn (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.6) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 19 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Quakes detected near: Brennisteinsfjöll (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), Canlaon (1 quake mag 2.2), Cerro Prieto (3 quakes between mag 2.8-3.8), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.5), Golden Trout Creek (1 quake mag 1.1) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 18 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, May 18, 2020
Quakes detected near: Aurora-Bodie (1 quake mag 1.6), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Clayton Valley (1 quake mag 1.2), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Coso (10 quakes between mag 0.4-2.1), Damavand (1 quake mag 2.7) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 17 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Quakes detected near: Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.1), Clayton Valley (1 quake mag 1.5), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.4-1.0), Coso (17 quakes between mag 0.2-1.9), Etna (5 quakes between mag 1.0-2.2), Herdubreid (14 quakes between mag 0.1-1.4) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Quakes detected near: Ampiro (1 quake mag 2.3), Aurora-Bodie (2 quakes between mag 2.0-2.3), Babuyan Claro (1 quake mag 2.4), Blit (1 quake mag 2.7), Camiguin de Babuyanes (1 quake mag 3.4), Cerro las Mercedes (1 quake mag 3.2) ... [more]

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