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Volcano earthquake report for Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021

Tue, 12 Jan 2021, 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 12 Jan 2021 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 12 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Batur (1 quake mag 3.1), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.9), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (8 quakes between mag 0.1-1.2), Clear Lake (9 quakes between mag 0.1-1.3), Coso (4 quakes between mag 0.6-1.6), Etna (5 quakes between mag 1.1-2.3)
Fourpeaked (1 quake mag 2.1), Hrómundartindur (15 quakes between mag 0.1-1.6), Katla (4 quakes between mag 0.1-2.0), Krísuvík (37 quakes between mag 0.1-1.8), Laacher See (2 quakes between mag 0.6-2.3), Long Valley (2 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Mammoth Mountain (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.3), Masaya (1 quake mag 2.2), Mauna Loa (1 quake mag 1.8), Monte Albano (1 quake mag 1.8), Sousaki (2 quakes between mag 1.4-1.8), Vulcano (1 quake mag 1.3) (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:




Batur volcano (Bali): magnitude 3.1 earthquake

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake occurred at the volcano 6 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 11 km distance SW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
3.1 quake 22 km north of Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia, 12 January 2021 17:57 GMT (11 km SW)
All earthquakes at Batur

Etna volcano (Italy): 5 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

5 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 19 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 36 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 4.1 and 0.5 km.
Earthquake details:
2.3 quake 12 km northwest of Zafferana Etnea, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 12 Jan 2021 4:31 am (GMT +1) (1 km ENE)
2.1 quake 12 km northwest of Zafferana Etnea, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 12 Jan 2021 6:20 am (GMT +1) (1 km ESE)
1.5 quake 12 km northwest of Zafferana Etnea, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 12 Jan 2021 11:14 pm (GMT +1) (0 km E)
1.4 quake 12 km northwest of Zafferana Etnea, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 12 Jan 2021 4:42 am (GMT +1) (1 km ENE)
1.1 quake 8.4 km northwest of Zafferana Etnea, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 12 Jan 2021 10:52 am (GMT +1) (6 km E)
All earthquakes at Etna

Fourpeaked volcano (Alaska Peninsula): magnitude 2.1 earthquake

A magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred at the volcano 23 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 1.2 km depth at 8 km distance ESE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.1 quake Kodiak Island County, 689 mi west of Juneau, Juneau County, Alaska, USA, 11 Jan 2021 3:42 pm (GMT -9) (8 km ESE)
All earthquakes at Fourpeaked

Hrómundartindur volcano (Iceland): 15 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.6

Possible earthquake swarm: 15 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 8 hours, the last being recorded quake 12 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 5.7 and 2.4 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
1.6 quake 2.6 Km N of Hellisheiðarvirkjun, Iceland, 12 Jan 2021 11:07 am (GMT +0) (9 km W)
1.3 quake 2.7 Km N of Hellisheiðarvirkjun, Iceland, 12 January 2021 12:12 GMT (9 km W)
1.3 quake 2.7 Km N of Hellisheiðarvirkjun, Iceland, 12 Jan 2021 11:07 am (GMT +0) (9 km W)
1.2 quake 2.1 Km S of Raufarhólshellir, Iceland, 12 January 2021 03:59 GMT (19 km SSW)
1.1 quake 2.4 Km NNE of Hellisheiðarvirkjun, Iceland, 12 Jan 2021 11:16 am (GMT +0) (9 km W)
All earthquakes at Hrómundartindur

Krísuvík volcano (Iceland): 37 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.8

Possible earthquake swarm: 37 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 13 hours, the last being recorded quake 10 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 9.3 and 3.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
1.8 quake 5.5 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 12 Jan 2021 12:52 am (GMT +0) (6 km ESE)
1.3 quake 1.0 Km SE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 12 January 2021 04:56 GMT (9 km WSW)
1.3 quake 1.0 Km SE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 12 January 2021 03:53 GMT (9 km WSW)
1.3 quake 1.0 Km SE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 12 January 2021 02:23 GMT (9 km WSW)
1.2 quake 4.1 Km NNW of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 12 January 2021 13:25 GMT (1 km SE)
All earthquakes at Krísuvík

Laacher See volcano (Germany): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 37 minutes, the last being recorded quake 23 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 15.0 and 3.1 km.
Earthquake details:
2.3 quake Mayen-Koblenz, 1.6 km south of Nickenich, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, 12 Jan 2021 1:42 am (GMT +1) (4 km ESE)
0.6 quake 1.7 km west of Plaidt, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, 12 January 2021 01:19 GMT (7 km ESE)
All earthquakes at Laacher See

Masaya volcano (Nicaragua): magnitude 2.2 earthquake

A magnitude 2.2 earthquake occurred at the volcano 12 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 11 km distance NNW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.2 quake Departamento de Masaya, 8.8 km southeast of Managua, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua, 12 Jan 2021 5:39 am (GMT -6) (11 km NNW)
All earthquakes at Masaya
Previous news
Mon, 11 Jan 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 11 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (7 quakes between mag 0.1-1.4), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (2 quakes between mag 1.5-1.8), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.2-1.9), Coso (8 quakes between mag 0.7-2.1), Eldey (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.8), Etna (6 quakes between mag 1.3-1.8) ... read all
Sun, 10 Jan 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 10 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Coso (3 quakes between mag 1.0-1.0), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.3-1.6), Eyafjallajökull (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.4), Hrómundartindur (27 quakes between mag 0.2-2.6), Kilauea (1 quake mag 3.1) ... read all
Sat, 9 Jan 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  9 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Coatepeque (1 quake mag 2.6), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Eyafjallajökull (2 quakes between mag 1.9-2.4), Griggs (1 quake mag 1.1) ... read all
Fri, 8 Jan 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  8 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 2.1), Canlaon (2 quakes between mag 1.9-2.2), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4), Coso (7 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9), Eldey (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.5), Etna (5 quakes between mag 1.1-2.0) ... read all
Thu, 7 Jan 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  7 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.2-1.6), Cosigüina (1 quake mag 2.5), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.6), Eldey (5 quakes between mag 0.1-1.8), Etna (1 quake mag 1.5), Eyafjallajökull (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.5) ... read all
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