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Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 8 Dec 2017

Friday Dec 08, 2017 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  8 Dec 2017 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 8 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.7), Askja (7 quakes between mag 0.1-1.0), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 2.8), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.8), Clear Lake (10 quakes between mag 0.4-2.3), Coso (1 quake mag 1.6)
Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.8), Hrómundartindur (3 quakes between mag 0.2-2.0), Kilauea (5 quakes between mag 1.8-2.6), Long Valley (26 quakes between mag 0.2-4.0), Mammoth Mountain (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Reykjanes (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.0), Torfajökull (4 quakes between mag 1.0-1.6), Vulcano (1 quake mag 1.2), Öraefajökull (7 quakes between mag 0.1-1.6) (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:




Bardarbunga volcano (Iceland): magnitude 2.8 earthquake

A magnitude 2.8 earthquake occurred at the volcano 3 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 1.9 km depth at 8 km distance NNE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.8 quake: 5.7 km NE of Bárðarbunga on Fri, 8 Dec 21h17 (8 km NNE)
All earthquakes at Bardarbunga

Clear Lake volcano (California): 10 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

10 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 15 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 19 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 2.6 and 1.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.3 quake: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA on Fri, 8 Dec 20h58 (16 km S)
M 1.9 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA on Fri, 8 Dec 07h23 (17 km S)
M 1.3 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA on Fri, 8 Dec 07h16 (17 km S)
M 1.1 quake: 2km SSW of Cobb, CA on Fri, 8 Dec 21h35 (19 km S)
M 0.9 quake: 10km WNW of The Geysers, CA on Fri, 8 Dec 22h30 (18 km SSE)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 5 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.6

5 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 16 hours, the last being recorded quake 3 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 4.0 and 0.7 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.6 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Fri, 8 Dec 04h56 (3 km NNW)
M 2.5 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Fri, 8 Dec 20h42 (10 km N)
M 2.2 quake: 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii on Fri, 8 Dec 09h49 (3 km SSW)
M 2.2 quake: 4km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii on Fri, 8 Dec 06h20 (2 km SW)
M 1.8 quake: 4km SW of Volcano, Hawaii on Fri, 8 Dec 18h54 (4 km SW)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Long Valley volcano (California): 26 earthquakes up to magnitude 4.0

Possible earthquake swarm: 26 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 23 hours, the last being recorded quake 30 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 5.7 and 1.2 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 4.0 quake: 12km W of Toms Place, CA on Fri, 8 Dec 22h19 (18 km SSW)
M 3.7 quake: 12km W of Toms Place, CA on Fri, 8 Dec 17h06 (17 km SSW)
M 2.9 quake: CENTRAL CALIFORNIA on Fri, 8 Dec 22h52 (18 km SSW)
M 2.4 quake: 12km W of Toms Place, CA on Fri, 8 Dec 22h50 (18 km SSW)
M 2.3 quake: CENTRAL CALIFORNIA on Fri, 8 Dec 20h35 (17 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Long Valley
Previous news
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  7 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Dec 07, 2017
Quakes detected near: Askja (5 quakes between mag 0.4-1.6), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.7-2.2), Clear Lake (10 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Katla (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.0), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.8-2.1), Klyuchevskoy (1 quake mag 1.2) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  6 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Dec 06, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.8-2.1), Arenal (1 quake mag 3.9), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.8), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.5-2.0), Coso (1 quake mag 2.9), Douglas (1 quake mag 1.4) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  5 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Dec 05, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.6-2.6), Bardarbunga (9 quakes between mag 0.2-1.6), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.8-1.9), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.6), Hrómundartindur (5 quakes between mag 0.2-2.1), Irazu (1 quake mag 2.6) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  4 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Dec 04, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.9), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.6), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.5-1.9), Coso (1 quake mag 2.5), Etna (1 quake mag 2.0), Kilauea (1 quake mag 2.8) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  3 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Dec 03, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.9), Askja (9 quakes between mag 0.1-2.3), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.5-3.2), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.5-1.3), Grensdalur (4 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Kilauea (1 quake mag 2.7) ... [more]

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