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Volcano earthquake report for Wednesday, 8 Aug 2018

Wednesday Aug 08, 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  8 Aug 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 8 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.4), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.6), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.4-2.1), Grímsnes (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Grímsvötn (3 quakes between mag 1.0-1.4), Ischia (1 quake mag 2.5)
Katla (9 quakes between mag 0.1-2.4), Kilauea (10 quakes between mag 1.7-2.4), Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (1 quake mag 1.2), Long Valley (45 quakes between mag 0.1-2.6), Okataina (Tarawera) (1 quake mag 2.1), Steamboat Springs (1 quake mag 1.5), Taupo (1 quake mag 1.6), Tenorio (1 quake mag 2.7), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (1 quake mag 1.2), Torfajökull (1 quake mag 1.6), Vesuvius (1 quake mag 1.5), Whale Island (1 quake mag 2.0), White Island (1 quake mag 2.4), Öraefajökull (12 quakes between mag 0.1-1.8) (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 2.1

Possible earthquake swarm: 16 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 31 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.5 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.1 quake: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA on Wed, 8 Aug 06h11 (16 km S)
M 1.6 quake: 6km WNW of The Geysers, CA on Wed, 8 Aug 21h10 (19 km S)
M 1.3 quake: 2km W of Cobb, CA on Wed, 8 Aug 21h42 (17 km S)
M 1.1 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA on Wed, 8 Aug 20h30 (18 km S)
M 0.9 quake: 10km WNW of Cobb, CA on Wed, 8 Aug 07h28 (15 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Ischia volcano (Italy): magnitude 2.5 earthquake

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred at the volcano 16 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 2.0 km depth at 1 km distance ENE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.5 quake: 1 km S Casamicciola Terme (NA) on Wed, 8 Aug 08h02 (1 km ENE)
All earthquakes at Ischia

Katla volcano (Iceland): 9 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.4

9 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 2 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 10.0 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.4 quake: 6.4 km NE of Goðabunga on Wed, 8 Aug 21h40 (6 km NE)
M 2.3 quake: 5.0 km ENE of Goðabunga on Wed, 8 Aug 21h39 (6 km ENE)
M 1.5 quake: 5.3 km ENE of Goðabunga on Wed, 8 Aug 21h40 (5 km ENE)
M 1.5 quake: 3.1 km NW of Hábunga on Wed, 8 Aug 17h46 (5 km ESE)
M 1.3 quake: 6.7 km ENE of Goðabunga on Wed, 8 Aug 01h09 (5 km NE)
All earthquakes at Katla

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 10 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.4

10 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 23 hours, the last being recorded quake 32 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 4.1 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.4 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 8 Aug 07h09 (2 km SW)
M 2.3 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 8 Aug 22h06 (18 km NE)
M 2.2 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 8 Aug 00h32 (18 km WSW)
M 2.1 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 8 Aug 06h15 (4 km SW)
M 2.0 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Wed, 8 Aug 23h17 (2 km S)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Long Valley volcano (California): 45 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.6

Possible earthquake swarm: 45 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 20 hours, the last being recorded quake 42 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 6.1 and 0.2 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.6 quake: LONG VALLEY AREA, CALIFORNIA on Wed, 8 Aug 15h13 (7 km SE)
M 2.0 quake: LONG VALLEY AREA, CALIFORNIA on Wed, 8 Aug 14h55 (7 km SE)
M 1.6 quake: 6km ENE of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Wed, 8 Aug 18h08 (6 km SE)
M 1.5 quake: 6km ENE of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Wed, 8 Aug 21h49 (6 km SE)
M 1.5 quake: 6km ENE of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Wed, 8 Aug 16h51 (6 km SE)
All earthquakes at Long Valley

Okataina (Tarawera) volcano (New Zealand): magnitude 2.1 earthquake

A magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred at the volcano 16 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 9.6 km depth at 17 km distance W from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.1 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 8 Aug 08h07 (17 km W)
All earthquakes at Okataina (Tarawera)

Tenorio volcano (Costa Rica): magnitude 2.7 earthquake

A magnitude 2.7 earthquake occurred at the volcano 16 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 5.0 km depth at 7 km distance SE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.7 quake: 11 km al Noreste de Tierras Morenas, Tilaran. on Wed, 8 Aug 07h55 (7 km SE)
All earthquakes at Tenorio

White Island volcano (New Zealand): magnitude 2.4 earthquake

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 19 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 9.7 km depth at 16 km distance WSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.4 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 8 Aug 05h15 (16 km WSW)
All earthquakes at White Island

Öraefajökull volcano (Iceland): 12 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.8

Possible earthquake swarm: 12 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 16 hours, the last being recorded quake 18 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 14.2 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.8 quake: 4.3 km S of Hvannadalshnjúkur on Wed, 8 Aug 13h05 (4 km SE)
M 1.4 quake: 3.5 km S of Hvannadalshnjúkur on Wed, 8 Aug 13h05 (2 km SE)
M 1.1 quake: 4.0 km SSE of Hvannadalshnjúkur on Wed, 8 Aug 23h32 (2 km SSE)
M 0.9 quake: 5.4 km WSW of Hvannadalshnjúkur on Wed, 8 Aug 13h36 (7 km E)
M 0.9 quake: 3.6 km ENE of Hvannadalshnjúkur on Wed, 8 Aug 09h03 (3 km NNW)
All earthquakes at Öraefajökull
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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  7 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Aug 07, 2018
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (4 quakes between mag 0.9-2.1), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.5-2.2), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.6), Etna (1 quake mag 1.3), Grímsnes (1 quake mag 1.8), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.4) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  6 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Aug 06, 2018
Quakes detected near: Cerro Prieto (3 quakes between mag 1.8-2.7), Clear Lake (10 quakes between mag 0.6-1.6), Etna (6 quakes between mag 1.1-1.7), Katla (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Kilauea (21 quakes between mag 1.7-2.6), Krísuvík (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  5 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Aug 05, 2018
Quakes detected near: Cerro Prieto (2 quakes between mag 2.1-2.2), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.5-2.2), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 1.5-2.2), Irazu (1 quake mag 2.7), Katla (1 quake mag 1.5), Kilauea (54 quakes between mag 1.2-3.1) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  4 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Aug 04, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 2.2), Askja (4 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.5), Clear Lake (11 quakes between mag 0.6-1.2), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.2), Etna (1 quake mag 1.1) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  3 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Aug 03, 2018
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (4 quakes between mag 0.3-1.5), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.6-2.4), Coso (9 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4), Hualalai (1 quake mag 1.9), Katla (6 quakes between mag 0.1-1.7), Kilauea (416 quakes between mag 1.7-3.5) ... [more]

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