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Volcano earthquake report for Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Wednesday May 09, 2018 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  9 May 2018 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 9 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (11 quakes between mag 0.1-1.3), Clear Lake (28 quakes between mag 0.5-2.2), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.4-1.0), Kilauea (37 quakes between mag 1.6-3.0), Laguna Aramuaca (1 quake mag 3.5), Long Valley (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1)
Mammoth Mountain (13 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4), Mauna Loa (1 quake mag 2.4), Reporoa (1 quake mag 1.4), Theistareykjarbunga (4 quakes between mag 0.1-1.0), Öraefajökull (10 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1) (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:




Askja volcano (Iceland): 11 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.3

Possible earthquake swarm: 11 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 13 hours, the last being recorded quake 10 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 11.2 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.3 quake: 0.7 km ENE of Dreki on Wed, 9 May 00h28 (8 km E)
M 0.7 quake: 1.8 km W of Dreki on Wed, 9 May 00h27 (5 km E)
M 0.6 quake: 1.3 km WSW of Dreki on Wed, 9 May 00h53 (6 km E)
M 0.6 quake: 8.4 km W of Dreki on Wed, 9 May 10h28 (2 km WNW)
M 0.4 quake: 4.8 km W of Dreki on Wed, 9 May 13h38 (2 km ENE)
All earthquakes at Askja

Clear Lake volcano (California): 28 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.2

Possible earthquake swarm: 28 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 22 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 23 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 12.3 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.2 quake: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA on Wed, 9 May 06h58 (16 km S)
M 2.2 quake: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA on Wed, 9 May 07h20 (16 km S)
M 2.1 quake: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA on Wed, 9 May 04h52 (18 km S)
M 2.0 quake: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA on Wed, 9 May 07h22 (16 km S)
M 1.8 quake: 5km W of Cobb, CA on Wed, 9 May 11h38 (17 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 37 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.0

Possible earthquake swarm: 37 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 23 hours, the last being recorded quake 25 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 8.0 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 3.0 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 9 May 08h56 (4 km SW)
M 2.9 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 9 May 00h11 (17 km SSW)
M 2.9 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 9 May 18h37 (3 km WNW)
M 2.9 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 9 May 18h34 (2 km WNW)
M 2.9 quake: 5km SW of Volcano, Hawaii on Wed, 9 May 18h25 (3 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Laguna Aramuaca volcano (El Salvador): magnitude 3.5 earthquake

A magnitude 3.5 earthquake occurred at the volcano 23 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 1.0 km depth at 16 km distance SSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 3.5 quake: EL SALVADOR on Wed, 9 May 01h09 (16 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Laguna Aramuaca

Mammoth Mountain volcano (California): 13 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.4

Possible earthquake swarm: 13 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 18 hours, the last being recorded quake 6 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 9.0 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.4 quake: 1km ENE of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Wed, 9 May 18h17 (6 km W)
M 0.9 quake: 6km W of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Wed, 9 May 04h23 (3 km ENE)
M 0.8 quake: 7km NNE of Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA on Wed, 9 May 18h06 (5 km WSW)
M 0.8 quake: 6km W of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Wed, 9 May 00h50 (2 km ENE)
M 0.7 quake: 6km W of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Wed, 9 May 00h04 (3 km NE)
All earthquakes at Mammoth Mountain

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

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 22 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 8.0 km depth at 16 km distance WSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.4 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 9 May 02h11 (16 km WSW)
All earthquakes at Mauna Loa
Previous news
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  8 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.7), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.3), Cabalian (1 quake mag 3.5), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.4-2.0), Conchagua (1 quake mag 4.5), Grensdalur (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.8) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  7 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, May 07, 2018
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.7-1.5), Brennisteinsfjöll (6 quakes between mag 0.4-1.6), Clear Lake (25 quakes between mag 0.4-2.9), Denison (1 quake mag 1.8), Fourpeaked (1 quake mag 1.9), Grensdalur (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  6 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, May 06, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.7), Cancanajag (1 quake mag 2.3), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.3-2.6), Conchagua (2 quakes between mag 4.5-4.8), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.6), Etna (1 quake mag 2.3) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  5 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, May 05, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akita-Yake-yama (1 quake mag 4.5), Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.4), Bardarbunga (11 quakes between mag 0.3-2.2), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.4-1.6), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.5), Kilauea (231 quakes between mag 0.8-3.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  4 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, May 04, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.6), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.0), Biliran (1 quake mag 2.9), Brennisteinsfjöll (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Fremrinamur (1 quake mag 1.6) ... [more]

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