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Volcano earthquake report for Thursday, 17 May 2018

Thursday May 17, 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 17 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 17 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (5 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0), Bardarbunga (10 quakes between mag 0.6-4.0), Clear Lake (23 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Etna (1 quake mag 1.6), Grensdalur (4 quakes between mag 0.7-2.4), Hrómundartindur (8 quakes between mag 0.3-1.5)
Katla (2 quakes between mag 1.9-1.9), Kilauea (121 quakes between mag 0.8-3.1), Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.1), Long Valley (8 quakes between mag 0.8-1.5), Mauna Loa (1 quake mag 2.1), Methana (1 quake mag 2.2), Theistareykjarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.1) (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:




Bardarbunga volcano (Iceland): 10 earthquakes up to magnitude 4.0

10 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 13 hours, the last being recorded quake 8 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 1.2 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 4.0 quake: 6.4 km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Thu, 17 May 16h00 (6 km ESE)
M 4.0 quake: 6.4 km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Thu, 17 May 16h00 (6 km ESE)
M 3.7 quake: 4.7 km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Thu, 17 May 15h56 (4 km ESE)
M 3.7 quake: 4.7 km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Thu, 17 May 15h56 (4 km ESE)
M 1.9 quake: 5.2 km ESE of Bárðarbunga on Thu, 17 May 16h01 (5 km SE)
All earthquakes at Bardarbunga

Clear Lake volcano (California): 23 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.2

Possible earthquake swarm: 23 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 2 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 4.0 and 1.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.2 quake: 6km NNW of The Geysers, CA on Thu, 17 May 16h09 (16 km S)
M 1.2 quake: 6km NNW of The Geysers, CA on Thu, 17 May 16h09 (16 km S)
M 1.1 quake: 12km WNW of The Geysers, CA on Thu, 17 May 11h44 (17 km SSE)
M 1.1 quake: 12km WNW of The Geysers, CA on Thu, 17 May 11h44 (17 km SSE)
M 1.0 quake: 10km NW of The Geysers, CA on Thu, 17 May 13h21 (16 km SSE)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Grensdalur volcano (Iceland): 4 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.4

4 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 3 hours, the last being recorded quake 20 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.8 and 3.5 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.4 quake: 2.6 km ESE of Hveradalir on Thu, 17 May 03h53 (9 km E)
M 2.4 quake: 2.6 km ESE of Hveradalir on Thu, 17 May 03h53 (9 km E)
M 0.7 quake: 2.3 km NNW of Skálafell on Thu, 17 May 00h25 (8 km E)
M 0.7 quake: 2.3 km NNW of Skálafell on Thu, 17 May 00h25 (8 km E)
All earthquakes at Grensdalur

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 121 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.1

Possible earthquake swarm: 121 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 22 hours, the last being recorded quake 2 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 12.0 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 3.1 quake: 5km SW of Volcano, Hawaii on Thu, 17 May 04h17 (3 km SSW)
M 3.1 quake: 5km SW of Volcano, Hawaii on Thu, 17 May 04h17 (3 km SSW)
M 2.9 quake: 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii on Thu, 17 May 07h53 (1 km SSW)
M 2.9 quake: 3km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii on Thu, 17 May 08h21 (3 km W)
M 2.9 quake: 8km SW of Volcano, Hawaii on Thu, 17 May 05h02 (4 km S)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Mauna Loa volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): magnitude 2.1 earthquake

A magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred at the volcano 1 hour 37 minutes ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 1.4 km depth at 16 km distance SW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.1 quake: 18km N of Pahala, Hawaii on Thu, 17 May 22h13 (16 km SW)
All earthquakes at Mauna Loa

Methana volcano (Greece): magnitude 2.2 earthquake

A magnitude 2.2 earthquake occurred at the volcano -11878860 seconds ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 12.7 km depth at 14 km distance SSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.2 quake: 20 Km NNW from Idhra on Tue, 2 Oct 11h31 (14 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Methana
Previous news
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Quakes detected near: Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.4), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.3-2.2), Coso (2 quakes between mag 1.0-2.0), Denison (1 quake mag 1.5), Etna (1 quake mag 1.1), Hekla (3 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 15 May 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (4 quakes between mag 1.0-1.5), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.8), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.2), Chiginagak (1 quake mag 2.8), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.4-2.2), Coso (1 quake mag 1.0) ... [more]
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.
Monday, May 14, 2018
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) ... [more]
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]

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