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Volcano earthquake report for Tuesday, 6 Oct 2020

Tue, 6 Oct 2020, 23:50
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  6 Oct 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 6 Oct 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.4), Askja (1 quake mag 1.1), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.4), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.6-1.7), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Etna (7 quakes between mag 1.2-2.3)
Grímsnes (16 quakes between mag 0.1-1.6), Hasan Dagi (1 quake mag 3.0), Herdubreid (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.0), Hrómundartindur (5 quakes between mag 0.4-1.3), Kembar (1 quake mag 3.3), Kilauea (5 quakes between mag 1.7-2.3), Krísuvík (6 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1), Kupreanof (1 quake mag 1.1), Mauna Kea (2 quakes between mag 1.7-1.7), Mauna Loa (5 quakes between mag 1.7-2.9), Mount Rainier (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Mount Shasta (1 quake mag 1.8), Parker (1 quake mag 2.0), Reykjanes (6 quakes between mag 0.1-1.6), Salton Buttes (21 quakes between mag 1.0-3.0), Soda Lakes (1 quake mag 1.4), Stepovak Bay 4 (1 quake mag 1.6), Tenorio (1 quake mag 2.4), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (1 quake mag 1.2), Torfajökull (3 quakes between mag 0.2-2.6), Tungnafellsjökull (2 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1) (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:




Cabalian volcano (Central Philippines): magnitude 2.4 earthquake

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 13 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 4.0 km depth at 19 km distance W from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.4 quake: 001 Km N 20° W of Libagon (Southern Leyte), Philippines, 6 Oct 2020 10:25 (19 km W)
All earthquakes at Cabalian

Clear Lake volcano (California): 19 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.7

Possible earthquake swarm: 19 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 30 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 10.1 and 0.4 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
1.7 quake: 6km W of Cobb, CA, USA, 6 Oct 2020 13:14 (16 km S)
1.3 quake: 7km WNW of The Geysers, CA, USA, 6 Oct 2020 07:54 (19 km SSW)
1.3 quake: 7km WNW of The Geysers, CA, USA, 6 Oct 2020 08:01 (19 km SSW)
1.3 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA, USA, 6 Oct 2020 08:45 (18 km SSW)
1.1 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA, USA, 6 Oct 2020 20:49 (18 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Etna volcano (Italy): 7 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

7 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 5 hours, the last being recorded quake 4 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 2.9 and 1.2 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
2.3 quake: 30 Km N of Catania, Italy, 6 Oct 2020 15:18 (1 km ENE)
1.5 quake: 10 Km W Milo (CT), Italy, 6 Oct 2020 15:22 (1 km ENE)
1.4 quake: 10 Km W Milo (CT), Italy, 6 Oct 2020 15:45 (1 km E)
1.3 quake: 10 Km W Milo (CT), Italy, 6 Oct 2020 15:47 (1 km ENE)
1.3 quake: 10 Km W Milo (CT), Italy, 6 Oct 2020 15:26 (2 km ENE)
All earthquakes at Etna

Grímsnes volcano (Iceland): 16 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.6

Possible earthquake swarm: 16 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 17 hours, the last being recorded quake 7 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 8.4 and 1.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
1.6 quake: 4.9 Km WNW of Þjórsárbrú, Iceland, 6 Oct 2020 06:46 (11 km SE)
1.3 quake: 5.7 Km NW of Þjórsárbrú, Iceland, 6 Oct 2020 06:46 (10 km SE)
0.8 quake: 4.4 Km WNW of Þjórsárbrú, Iceland, 6 Oct 2020 03:52 (12 km SE)
0.6 quake: 4.5 Km WNW of Þjórsárbrú, Iceland, 6 Oct 2020 11:24 (11 km SE)
0.6 quake: 5.0 Km WNW of Þjórsárbrú, Iceland, 6 Oct 2020 07:48 (11 km SSE)
All earthquakes at Grímsnes

Hasan Dagi volcano (Turkey): magnitude 3.0 earthquake

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 18 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 5.0 km depth at 19 km distance SSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
3.0 quake: 43 Km S of Aksaray, Turkey, 6 Oct 2020 05:50 (19 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Hasan Dagi

Kembar volcano (Sumatra): magnitude 3.3 earthquake

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake occurred at the volcano 5 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 8 km distance SSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
3.3 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 6 Oct 2020 18:40 (8 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Kembar

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 5 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

5 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 17 hours, the last being recorded quake 4 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 2.9 and 0.6 km.
Earthquake details:
2.3 quake: 7 Km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii, USA, 6 Oct 2020 11:25 (8 km ESE)
1.9 quake: 14 Km S of Fern Forest, Hawaii, USA, 6 Oct 2020 20:06 (17 km ESE)
1.8 quake: 8 Km SE of Volcano, Hawaii, USA, 6 Oct 2020 07:07 (11 km ESE)
1.7 quake: 4 Km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii, USA, 6 Oct 2020 16:10 (2 km NE)
1.7 quake: 6 Km SW of Volcano, Hawaii, USA, 6 Oct 2020 02:57 (0 km ENE)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Mauna Loa volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 5 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.9

5 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 22 hours, the last being recorded quake 43 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 6.4 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details:
2.9 quake: 27 Km ENE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii, USA, 6 Oct 2020 22:57 (10 km NNW)
2.3 quake: 28 Km ENE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii, USA, 6 Oct 2020 23:07 (8 km N)
1.8 quake: 27 Km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii, USA, 6 Oct 2020 04:10 (5 km S)
1.7 quake: Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, USA, 6 Oct 2020 07:31 (5 km S)
1.7 quake: 26 Km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii, USA, 6 Oct 2020 00:49 (2 km S)
All earthquakes at Mauna Loa

Salton Buttes volcano (California): 21 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.0

Possible earthquake swarm: 21 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 18 hours, the last being recorded quake 4 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 7.6 and 2.5 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
3.0 quake: 5km E of Westmorland, CA, USA, 6 Oct 2020 08:50 (19 km SSE)
2.1 quake: 3km E of Westmorland, CA, USA, 6 Oct 2020 19:20 (18 km S)
2.0 quake: 2km E of Westmorland, CA, USA, 6 Oct 2020 19:19 (18 km S)
2.0 quake: 4km E of Westmorland, CA, USA, 6 Oct 2020 08:47 (18 km S)
2.0 quake: 3km E of Westmorland, CA, USA, 6 Oct 2020 08:48 (18 km S)
All earthquakes at Salton Buttes

Tenorio volcano (Costa Rica): magnitude 2.4 earthquake

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 14 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 6.0 km depth at 7 km distance SE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.4 quake: 9 Km Al Noreste De Tierras Morenas, Tilaran., Costa Rica, 6 Oct 2020 09:40 (7 km SE)
All earthquakes at Tenorio

Torfajökull volcano (Iceland): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.6

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 4 hours, the last being recorded quake 17 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 2.5 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details:
2.6 quake: 8.7 Km NNE of Álftavatn, Iceland, 6 Oct 2020 02:53 (0 km NW)
0.5 quake: 6.3 Km N of Gjögurtá, Iceland, 6 Oct 2020 06:16 (7 km NNE)
0.2 quake: 7.0 Km N of Álftavatn, Iceland, 6 Oct 2020 07:12 (2 km SW)
All earthquakes at Torfajökull
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