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Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 11 May 2018

Friday May 11, 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 11 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 11 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.3), Bardarbunga (6 quakes between mag 0.4-1.7), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Grímsvötn (4 quakes between mag 0.6-1.3), Hrómundartindur (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.2), Katla (4 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1)
Kilauea (36 quakes between mag 1.8-3.2), Krísuvík (5 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0), Laguna Aramuaca (1 quake mag 3.9), Loihi (1 quake mag 2.7), Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), Mauna Loa (1 quake mag 1.9), Reykjanes (2 quakes between mag 1.7-2.3), Taranaki (1 quake mag 2.5) (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): 16 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.3

Possible earthquake swarm: 16 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 22 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 23 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.7 and 0.5 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.3 quake: 6km WNW of The Geysers, CA on Fri, 11 May 20h00 (19 km S)
M 1.3 quake: 6km W of Cobb, CA on Fri, 11 May 00h09 (16 km S)
M 1.2 quake: 13km NW of The Geysers, CA on Fri, 11 May 13h19 (17 km SSE)
M 1.1 quake: 5km WNW of The Geysers, CA on Fri, 11 May 17h59 (19 km S)
M 1.1 quake: 4km NW of The Geysers, CA on Fri, 11 May 17h36 (19 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 36 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.2

Possible earthquake swarm: 36 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 59 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 7.6 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 3.2 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Fri, 11 May 10h30 (1 km WSW)
M 3.1 quake: 14km SE of Volcano, Hawaii on Fri, 11 May 22h51 (19 km WSW)
M 3.1 quake: 4km W of Volcano, Hawaii on Fri, 11 May 07h33 (2 km NW)
M 3.1 quake: 4km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii on Fri, 11 May 09h13 (1 km SW)
M 3.0 quake: 8km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii on Fri, 11 May 13h34 (8 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Laguna Aramuaca volcano (El Salvador): magnitude 3.9 earthquake

A magnitude 3.9 earthquake occurred at the volcano 15 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 2.0 km depth at 18 km distance SSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 3.9 quake: EL SALVADOR on Fri, 11 May 09h18 (18 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Laguna Aramuaca

Loihi volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): magnitude 2.7 earthquake

A magnitude 2.7 earthquake occurred at the volcano 12 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 9.0 km depth at 17 km distance NNW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.7 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Fri, 11 May 11h53 (17 km NNW)
All earthquakes at Loihi

Reykjanes volcano (Iceland): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano at nearly the same time (04:29 UTC). Hypocenter depths ranged between 6.6 and 5.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.3 quake: 4.0 km WNW of Grindavík on Fri, 11 May 04h29 (4 km S)
M 1.7 quake: 3.2 km W of Grindavík on Fri, 11 May 04h29 (6 km S)
All earthquakes at Reykjanes

Taranaki volcano (North Island): magnitude 2.5 earthquake

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred at the volcano 9 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 5.5 km depth at 10 km distance N from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.5 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 11 May 14h35 (10 km N)
All earthquakes at Taranaki
Previous news
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 10 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.2-1.4), Askja (13 quakes between mag 0.2-1.9), Clear Lake (39 quakes between mag 0.2-4.0), Esjufjöll (1 quake mag 1.1), Iwo-Tori-shima (1 quake mag 4.3), Kilauea (23 quakes between mag 1.7-3.2) ... [more]
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.
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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) ... [more]
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]

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