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Volcano earthquake report for Monday, 14 May 2018

Monday May 14, 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 14 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 14 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.7), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), Clear Lake (8 quakes between mag 0.6-2.1), Iliamna (1 quake mag 1.6), Kilauea (32 quakes between mag 1.4-3.2), Mauna Loa (1 quake mag 2.8)
Mono Lake (1 quake mag 1.0), Ruapehu (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.4), Silver Lake (1 quake mag 1.9), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (5 quakes between mag 0.4-1.3), Vogtland volcanic area (3 quakes between mag 2.6-3.2), White Island (1 quake mag 2.3), Öraefajökull (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1) (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:




Clear Lake volcano (California): 8 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

8 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 32 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 4.1 and 0.2 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.1 quake: 5km NNW of The Geysers, CA on Mon, 14 May 12h22 (17 km S)
M 2.0 quake: 13km NW of The Geysers, CA on Mon, 14 May 03h16 (16 km SSE)
M 1.5 quake: 3km E of Kelseyville, CA on Mon, 14 May 22h32 (3 km NE)
M 1.3 quake: 5km NW of The Geysers, CA on Mon, 14 May 20h57 (18 km S)
M 1.3 quake: 10km NW of Cobb, CA on Mon, 14 May 01h57 (11 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 32 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.2

Possible earthquake swarm: 32 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 9 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 10.5 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 3.2 quake: 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii on Mon, 14 May 22h40 (3 km SSW)
M 3.2 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Mon, 14 May 06h08 (1 km WSW)
M 3.0 quake: 7km S of Volcano, Hawaii on Mon, 14 May 10h17 (10 km SW)
M 3.0 quake: 4km W of Volcano, Hawaii on Mon, 14 May 03h55 (1 km WSW)
M 2.9 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Mon, 14 May 01h26 (3 km W)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Mauna Loa volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): magnitude 2.8 earthquake

A magnitude 2.8 earthquake occurred at the volcano 21 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 8.0 km depth at 18 km distance SW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.8 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Mon, 14 May 03h13 (18 km SW)
All earthquakes at Mauna Loa

Vogtland volcanic area volcano (Germany): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.2

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 2 hours, the last being recorded quake 14 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 5.0 and 3.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 3.2 quake: Germany on Mon, 14 May 10h04 (19 km SSW)
M 3.1 quake: Germany on Mon, 14 May 10h01 (18 km SSW)
M 2.6 quake: Germany on Mon, 14 May 07h48 (19 km SW)
All earthquakes at Vogtland volcanic area

White Island volcano (New Zealand): magnitude 2.3 earthquake

A magnitude 2.3 earthquake occurred at the volcano 1 hour 24 minutes ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 5.5 km depth at 10 km distance S from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.3 quake: New Zealand on Mon, 14 May 22h26 (10 km S)
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 13 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 1.7-2.0), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.1), Clear Lake (3 quakes between mag 1.3-2.3), Coso (4 quakes between mag 1.1-1.8), El Hierro (1 quake mag 2.1), Grímsvötn (5 quakes between mag 0.6-1.0) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 12 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (4 quakes between mag 0.2-2.0), Bosavi (1 quake mag 4.6), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.4-2.5), Coso (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.1), El Hierro (1 quake mag 2.1), Esjufjöll (1 quake mag 1.3) ... [more]
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.
Friday, May 11, 2018
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) ... [more]
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]

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