Volcano earthquake report for Monday, 17 May 2021

Mon, 17 May 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 17 May 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 17 May 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.8-2.2), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.8), Clear Lake (33 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.2), Granada (1 quake mag 2.5), Hrómundartindur (1 quake mag 1.9)
Irazu (1 quake mag 2.9), Katla (4 quakes between mag 0.7-1.7), Kilauea (1 quake mag 1.8), Kolumbo (1 quake mag 2.9), Krísuvík (13 quakes between mag 0.7-2.6), Lavic Lake (1 quake mag 1.9), Loihi (1 quake mag 2.4), Long Valley (1 quake mag 1.9), Maunaloa (2 quakes between mag 1.7-1.7), Nisyros (6 quakes between mag 1.8-3.1), Penguin Island (3 quakes between mag 2.7-3.2), Reykjanes (4 quakes between mag 0.7-1.7), Salton Buttes (1 quake mag 1.4), Sibualbuali (1 quake mag 3.4), Snowy Mountain (1 quake mag 1.4), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.3), Ubehebe Craters (1 quake mag 1.4) (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:




Askja volcano (Iceland): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.2

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 3 hours, the last being recorded quake 17 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 4.0 and 3.8 km.
Earthquake details:
2.2 quake Iceland: 3.5 Km WSW of Dreki 17 May 2021 03:52 GMT (4 km E)
0.8 quake Iceland: 3.4 Km WSW of Dreki 17 May 2021 06:27 GMT (4 km E)
All earthquakes at Askja

Clear Lake volcano (California): 33 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.5

Possible earthquake swarm: 33 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 7 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.6 and 0.7 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
1.5 quake 6km NW of The Geysers, CA, 17 May 2021 07:41 GMT (17 km S)
1.5 quake 6km NW of The Geysers, CA, 17 May 2021 03:26 GMT (18 km S)
1.5 quake 7km NW of The Geysers, CA, 17 May 2021 05:11 GMT (18 km SSW)
1.4 quake 6km NW of The Geysers, CA, 17 May 2021 03:26 GMT (18 km S)
1.3 quake 8km NW of The Geysers, CA, 17 May 2021 20:50 GMT (16 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Granada volcano (Nicaragua): magnitude 2.5 earthquake

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred at the volcano 22 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 7 km distance WSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.5 quake Departamento de Granada, 9.2 km southeast of Masaya, Nicaragua, 2021-05-16 19:47:06 (7 km WSW)
All earthquakes at Granada

Irazu volcano (Costa Rica): magnitude 2.9 earthquake

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake occurred at the volcano 23 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 6.0 km depth at 16 km distance NW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.9 quake Moravia, 23 km northeast of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, 16 de mayo del 2021 6:26 pm (16 km NW)
All earthquakes at Irazu

Kolumbo volcano (Greece): magnitude 2.9 earthquake

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake occurred at the volcano 4 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 14.3 km depth at 7 km distance ESE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.9 quake Aegean Sea, 15 km east of Oia, Nomos Kykladon, South Aegean, Greece, 17 May 2021 20:19 GMT (7 km ESE)
All earthquakes at Kolumbo

Krísuvík volcano (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): 13 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.6

Possible earthquake swarm: 13 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 58 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 8.4 and 4.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
2.6 quake Iceland: 5.5 Km NE of Krýsuvík 17 May 2021 22:35 GMT (6 km E)
2.1 quake Iceland: 6.2 Km NE of Krýsuvík 17 May 2021 16:45 GMT (5 km E)
1.7 quake Iceland: 6.7 Km NNE of Krýsuvík 17 May 2021 16:02 GMT (5 km E)
1.6 quake Iceland: 5.5 Km NE of Krýsuvík 17 May 2021 17:25 GMT (5 km E)
1.6 quake Iceland: 5.6 Km NE of Krýsuvík 17 May 2021 15:46 GMT (6 km E)
All earthquakes at Krísuvík

Loihi volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): magnitude 2.4 earthquake

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 4 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 16.5 km depth at 17 km distance WSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.4 quake 25 Km SE of Naalehu, Hawaii, 17 May 2021 20:10 GMT (17 km WSW)
All earthquakes at Loihi

Nisyros volcano (Greece): 6 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.1

6 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 15 hours, the last being recorded quake 9 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 18.5 and 5.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
3.1 quake Aegean Sea, 46 km south of Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 17 May 2021 02:35 GMT (11 km SSE)
2.3 quake Aegean Sea, 49 km south of Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 17 May 2021 14:09 GMT (14 km SSE)
2.0 quake Aegean Sea, 46 km south of Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 17 May 2021 15:14 GMT (9 km SSW)
1.9 quake Aegean Sea, 47 km south of Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 17 May 2021 03:33 GMT (11 km S)
1.8 quake Aegean Sea, 97 km west of Rhodes, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 17 May 2021 13:13 GMT (16 km S)
All earthquakes at Nisyros

Penguin Island volcano (Antarctica): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.2

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 12 hours, the last being recorded quake 10 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 13.0 and 8.2 km.
Earthquake details:
3.2 quake Antarctica: 37 Km Al E De Base Frei, Antártica, 17 May 2021 01:41 GMT (19 km WSW)
2.8 quake South Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica, 17 May 2021 14:05 GMT (19 km SW)
2.7 quake Antarctica: 40 Km Al E De Base Frei, Antártica, 17 May 2021 06:01 GMT (16 km W)
All earthquakes at Penguin Island

Sibualbuali volcano (Sumatra): magnitude 3.4 earthquake

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 1 hour 10 minutes ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 8 km distance E from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
3.4 quake 20 km north of Padangsidempuan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 17 May 2021 22:40 GMT (8 km E)
All earthquakes at Sibualbuali

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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 May 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 2.9), Clear Lake (22 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1), Coso (1 quake mag 1.5), Don Joao de Castro Bank (1 quake mag 2.6), Eldey (1 quake mag 1.9), Fagradalsfjall (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.1) ... Read all
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