Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-27 Nov 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Volcano Earthquake report

Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 22 Dec 2017

Friday Dec 22, 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 22 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 22 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 2.0), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.4-2.3), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.7-2.0), Hengill (4 quakes between mag 0.5-1.7), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.9), Kverkfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.9-2.6)
Long Valley (6 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Mammoth Mountain (5 quakes between mag 0.4-1.0), Mount St. Helens (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.6), Ruapehu (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Taupo (4 quakes between mag 1.1-3.2), Tenerife (1 quake mag 1.5), Ubehebe Craters (1 quake mag 1.3), White Island (2 quakes between mag 1.9-2.3), Öraefajökull (9 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4) (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:




Clear Lake volcano (California): 15 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

Possible earthquake swarm: 15 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 22 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 41 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.1 and 0.5 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.3 quake: 3km NNW of The Geysers, CA on Fri, 22 Dec 05h47 (18 km S)
M 2.0 quake: 4km W of Cobb, CA on Fri, 22 Dec 22h02 (17 km S)
M 1.3 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA on Fri, 22 Dec 02h12 (16 km S)
M 1.2 quake: 4km W of Cobb, CA on Fri, 22 Dec 22h09 (16 km S)
M 1.2 quake: 4km NNW of The Geysers, CA on Fri, 22 Dec 05h48 (18 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Kverkfjöll volcano (Iceland): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.6

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 8 hours, the last being recorded quake 9 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 10.0 and 7.8 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.6 quake: 1.4 km WSW of Kverkfjöll on Fri, 22 Dec 07h20 (6 km SE)
M 0.9 quake: 16.1 km SSE of Kistufell on Fri, 22 Dec 15h16 (18 km WSW)
All earthquakes at Kverkfjöll

Long Valley volcano (California): 6 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

6 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 16 hours, the last being recorded quake 6 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 5.1 and 0.4 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.1 quake: LONG VALLEY AREA, CALIFORNIA on Fri, 22 Dec 09h48 (12 km SSW)
M 1.2 quake: 14km W of Toms Place, CA on Fri, 22 Dec 11h59 (15 km SSW)
M 0.7 quake: 14km ESE of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Fri, 22 Dec 17h55 (15 km SSW)
M 0.7 quake: 13km ESE of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Fri, 22 Dec 15h29 (14 km S)
M 0.5 quake: 4km ENE of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Fri, 22 Dec 02h09 (7 km ESE)
All earthquakes at Long Valley

Taupo volcano (New Zealand): 4 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.2

4 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 16 hours, the last being recorded quake 4 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 16.7 and 7.1 km.
Earthquake details:
M 3.2 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 22 Dec 03h40 (18 km NNW)
M 2.6 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 22 Dec 03h40 (18 km NNW)
M 1.4 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 22 Dec 19h43 (9 km SSE)
M 1.1 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 22 Dec 19h43 (9 km SSE)
All earthquakes at Taupo

White Island volcano (New Zealand): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 4 hours, the last being recorded quake 6 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 10.2 and 8.3 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.3 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 22 Dec 17h53 (7 km SE)
M 1.9 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 22 Dec 13h31 (11 km SE)
All earthquakes at White Island
Previous news
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 21 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Dec 21, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (5 quakes between mag 1.2-1.7), Cayutué-La Viguería (1 quake mag 2.5), Clear Lake (7 quakes between mag 0.6-1.3), Esjufjöll (1 quake mag 1.1), Ghegam (1 quake mag 2.1), Grímsvötn (4 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 20 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 1.6-1.8), Amiata (1 quake mag 1.1), Bardarbunga (21 quakes between mag 0.2-4.4), Bezymianny (7 quakes between mag 1.7-2.4), Clear Lake (6 quakes between mag 1.0-2.0), Geysir (3 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 19 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.6), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4), Bezymianny (27 quakes between mag 0.7-2.5), Clear Lake (11 quakes between mag 0.7-2.6), Girekol (1 quake mag 2.1), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.1) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 18 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Dec 18, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.9), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.5), Bezymianny (16 quakes between mag 0.5-1.1), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.8-1.7), Coso (2 quakes between mag 1.1-2.0), Cuernos de Negros (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 17 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Dec 17, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.6-2.2), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.2), Bezymianny (27 quakes between mag 0.2-1.9), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Inyo Craters (1 quake mag 1.2), Katla (1 quake mag 1.0) ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: