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Volcano earthquake report for Sunday, 19 Aug 2018

Sunday Aug 19, 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 19 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 19 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Balatukan (1 quake mag 2.1), Clear Lake (11 quakes between mag 0.6-1.9), Etna (1 quake mag 1.3), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.5), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 0.4-1.0), Katla (6 quakes between mag 0.3-1.6)
Kilauea (8 quakes between mag 1.8-2.6), Kita-Iwo-jima (1 quake mag 5.0), Krísuvík (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.3), Rinjani (3 quakes between mag 4.7-6.0), Steamboat Springs (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.6), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (1 quake mag 1.4), Torfajökull (6 quakes between mag 0.6-1.9), Öraefajökull (9 quakes between mag 0.2-1.7) (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:




Balatukan volcano (Mindanao): magnitude 2.1 earthquake

A magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred at the volcano 9 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 6.0 km depth at 13 km distance NE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.1 quake: 004 km N 81° W of Gingoog City (Misamis Oriental) on Sun, 19 Aug 14h21 (13 km NE)
All earthquakes at Balatukan

Clear Lake volcano (California): 11 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.9

Possible earthquake swarm: 11 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 12 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.9 and 0.3 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.9 quake: 3km WNW of Cobb, CA on Sun, 19 Aug 15h06 (15 km S)
M 1.4 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA on Sun, 19 Aug 11h07 (18 km S)
M 0.9 quake: 5km NW of The Geysers, CA on Sun, 19 Aug 22h38 (18 km S)
M 0.9 quake: 8km NW of The Geysers, CA on Sun, 19 Aug 18h01 (18 km S)
M 0.8 quake: 2km NNW of The Geysers, CA on Sun, 19 Aug 07h32 (19 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 8 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.6

8 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 17 hours, the last being recorded quake 4 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 7.6 and 0.4 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.6 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Sun, 19 Aug 09h10 (2 km NNE)
M 2.3 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Sun, 19 Aug 14h24 (17 km SW)
M 2.0 quake: 14km SE of Volcano, Hawaii on Sun, 19 Aug 05h25 (19 km WSW)
M 2.0 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Sun, 19 Aug 03h00 (2 km SW)
M 1.9 quake: 6km ESE of Volcano, Hawaii on Sun, 19 Aug 19h31 (12 km W)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Kita-Iwo-jima volcano (Volcano Islands): magnitude 5.0 earthquake

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 11 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 16 km distance W from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 5.0 quake: Volcano Islands, Japan Region on Sun, 19 Aug 13h00 (16 km W)
All earthquakes at Kita-Iwo-jima

Rinjani volcano (Lombok): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 6.0

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 18 hours, the last being recorded quake 2 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 14.0 and 10.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 6.0 quake: Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Sun, 19 Aug 15h28 (13 km SE)
M 5.5 quake: Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Sun, 19 Aug 04h06 (19 km E)
M 4.7 quake: 3km NNE of Sembalunlawang, Indonesia on Sun, 19 Aug 21h44 (12 km NNE)
All earthquakes at Rinjani
Previous news
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 18 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Aug 18, 2018
Quakes detected near: Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.3), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Kaiserstuhl (1 quake mag 1.0), Katla (3 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Kerlingarfjöll (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.5), Kilauea (11 quakes between mag 1.7-2.8) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 17 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Aug 17, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 1.5-2.5), Askja (7 quakes between mag 0.1-1.9), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.4-2.2), Coso (1 quake mag 1.0), Etna (1 quake mag 2.6), Grensdalur (2 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Aug 16, 2018
Quakes detected near: Askja (8 quakes between mag 0.3-1.5), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 2.6-3.5), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.6-3.3), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.7), Esjufjöll (1 quake mag 1.6), Goat Rocks (1 quake mag 2.4) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 2.4), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.0), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.5), Campi Flegrei Mar Sicilia (1 quake mag 2.3), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 1.9), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.3-1.6) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 14 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018
Quakes detected near: Amiata (1 quake mag 1.3), Askja (4 quakes between mag 0.9-1.7), Atka (1 quake mag 3.3), Clear Lake (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.3), Grensdalur (27 quakes between mag 0.1-2.5), Grímsnes (1 quake mag 1.4) ... [more]

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