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Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 15 Jan 2021

Fri, 15 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 15 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 15 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (5 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 2.0), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Eldey (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.6), Etna (14 quakes between mag 1.3-2.1)
Fourpeaked (1 quake mag 1.6), Grímsnes (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.7), Hekla (19 quakes between mag 0.4-2.5), Katla (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.4), Krísuvík (10 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Long Valley (1 quake mag 1.8), Mount Rainier (1 quake mag 2.4), Salton Buttes (1 quake mag 1.3), Taupo (1 quake mag 1.5), Tenerife (1 quake mag 1.4), Tongariro (1 quake mag 1.0), Turrialba (1 quake mag 3.1) (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:




Clear Lake volcano (California): 20 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.7

Possible earthquake swarm: 20 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 20 hours, the last being recorded quake 3 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.2 and 0.3 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
1.7 quake 8.8 mi east of Cloverdale, Sonoma County, California, USA, 15 Jan 2021 8:26 am (GMT -8) (18 km SSW)
1.3 quake Sonoma County, 5.6 mi west of Cobb, Lake County, California, USA, 14 Jan 2021 4:41 pm (GMT -8) (18 km SSW)
1.3 quake 4.2 mi west of Cobb, Lake County, California, USA, 15 Jan 2021 6:34 am (GMT -8) (17 km S)
1.2 quake 3.1 mi southwest of Cobb, Lake County, California, USA, 15 Jan 2021 12:00 pm (GMT -8) (19 km S)
1.2 quake 2.1 mi west of Cobb, Lake County, California, USA, 15 Jan 2021 12:21 pm (GMT -8) (17 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Etna volcano (Italy): 14 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

Possible earthquake swarm: 14 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 19 hours, the last being recorded quake 3 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.8 and 0.5 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
2.1 quake 12 km northwest of Zafferana Etnea, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 15 Jan 2021 1:55 pm (GMT +1) (1 km ENE)
1.8 quake 14 km west of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 15 January 2021 09:45 GMT (2 km ESE)
1.6 quake 15 km east of Bronte, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 15 Jan 2021 9:59 pm (GMT +1) (1 km E)
1.6 quake 16 km west of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 15 Jan 2021 6:55 am (GMT +1) (1 km ENE)
1.6 quake 16 km west of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 15 Jan 2021 4:48 am (GMT +1) (1 km ENE)
All earthquakes at Etna

Hekla volcano (Iceland): 19 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.5

Possible earthquake swarm: 19 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 8 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 34 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 8.8 and 5.6 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
2.5 quake 15.4 Km SE of Árnes, Iceland, 15 Jan 2021 2:21 pm (GMT +0) (17 km WSW)
2.2 quake 15.4 Km SE of Árnes, Iceland, 15 Jan 2021 2:12 pm (GMT +0) (17 km WSW)
1.5 quake 15.4 Km SE of Árnes, Iceland, 15 Jan 2021 3:08 pm (GMT +0) (16 km WSW)
1.5 quake 15.4 Km SE of Árnes, Iceland, 15 Jan 2021 2:16 pm (GMT +0) (17 km WSW)
1.4 quake 15.3 Km SE of Árnes, Iceland, 15 Jan 2021 2:23 pm (GMT +0) (17 km WSW)
All earthquakes at Hekla

Mount Rainier volcano (Washington): 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 13.3 km depth at 16 km distance WNW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.4 quake 19 mi southeast of Prairie Ridge, Pierce County, Washington, USA, 15 Jan 2021 2:06 am (GMT -8) (16 km WNW)
All earthquakes at Mount Rainier

Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): magnitude 3.1 earthquake

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake occurred at the volcano 17 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 3.0 km depth at 1 km distance NNE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
3.1 quake 18 km northwest of Turrialba, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica, 15 Jan 2021 12:21 am (GMT -6) (1 km NNE)
All earthquakes at Turrialba

Previous news

Thu, 14 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 14 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.1), Canlaon (1 quake mag 3.5), Clear Lake (25 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.4), Etna (8 quakes between mag 1.2-1.7), Ilopango (1 quake mag 2.4) ... read all
Wed, 13 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 13 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Biliran (1 quake mag 2.6), Clark (1 quake mag 2.7), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.4-1.7), Coso (11 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Etna (8 quakes between mag 1.2-2.0), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.3) ... read all
Tue, 12 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 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) ... read all
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
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