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Volcano earthquake report for Sunday, 2 Sep 2018

Sunday Sep 02, 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  2 Sep 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 2 Sep 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (15 quakes between mag 0.1-2.4), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.3-3.0), Goat Rocks (1 quake mag 2.5), Griggs (1 quake mag 1.1), Kilauea (4 quakes between mag 1.7-2.3), Long Valley (6 quakes between mag 0.7-1.5)
Mammoth Mountain (1 quake mag 2.2), Mount Rainier (3 quakes between mag 0.9-1.2), Rinjani (1 quake mag 5.1), White Island (1 quake mag 2.4), Öraefajökull (9 quakes between mag 0.1-1.7) (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:




Askja volcano (Iceland): 15 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.4

Possible earthquake swarm: 15 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 16 hours, the last being recorded quake 5 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 7.8 and 2.3 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.4 quake: 3.3 km WSW of Dreki on Sun, 2 Sep 02h18 (4 km E)
M 1.9 quake: 3.6 km W of Dreki on Sun, 2 Sep 18h38 (3 km E)
M 1.1 quake: 3.5 km WSW of Dreki on Sun, 2 Sep 03h51 (4 km ESE)
M 0.8 quake: 3.6 km W of Dreki on Sun, 2 Sep 18h38 (3 km E)
M 0.6 quake: 4.5 km WNW of Herðubreiðartögl on Sun, 2 Sep 09h46 (15 km ENE)
All earthquakes at Askja

Clear Lake volcano (California): 12 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.0

Possible earthquake swarm: 12 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 13 hours, the last being recorded quake 3 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 2.4 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 3.0 quake: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA on Sun, 2 Sep 15h51 (19 km S)
M 1.6 quake: 11km WNW of The Geysers, CA on Sun, 2 Sep 09h07 (18 km SSE)
M 1.5 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA on Sun, 2 Sep 11h54 (17 km S)
M 1.5 quake: 11km WNW of The Geysers, CA on Sun, 2 Sep 09h02 (18 km SSE)
M 1.2 quake: 3km NNW of The Geysers, CA on Sun, 2 Sep 20h21 (19 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Goat Rocks volcano (Washington): magnitude 2.5 earthquake

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred at the volcano 4 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 1.0 km depth at 5 km distance NE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.5 quake: WASHINGTON on Sun, 2 Sep 19h40 (5 km NE)
All earthquakes at Goat Rocks

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 4 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

4 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 19 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 45 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 1.0 and 0.7 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.3 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Sun, 2 Sep 15h04 (2 km NNW)
M 2.3 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Sun, 2 Sep 16h12 (4 km NW)
M 1.8 quake: 4km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii on Sun, 2 Sep 22h04 (2 km WSW)
M 1.7 quake: 6km SW of Volcano, Hawaii on Sun, 2 Sep 03h22 (3 km S)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Mammoth Mountain volcano (California): magnitude 2.2 earthquake

A magnitude 2.2 earthquake occurred at the volcano 13 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 5.1 km depth at 7 km distance W from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.2 quake: 3km E of Mammoth Lakes, CA on Sun, 2 Sep 11h14 (7 km W)
All earthquakes at Mammoth Mountain

Rinjani volcano (Lombok): magnitude 5.1 earthquake

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake occurred at the volcano 24 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 16 km distance N from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 5.1 quake: Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Sun, 2 Sep 00h15 (16 km N)
All earthquakes at Rinjani

White Island volcano (New Zealand): magnitude 2.4 earthquake

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 21 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 7.6 km depth at 5 km distance WSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.4 quake: New Zealand on Sun, 2 Sep 02h28 (5 km WSW)
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  1 Sep 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Sep 01, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.5), Cerro Prieto (2 quakes between mag 2.0-2.1), Clear Lake (28 quakes between mag 0.4-3.9), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Hualalai (1 quake mag 2.1), Inyo Craters (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.0) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 31 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Aug 31, 2018
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.0), Clear Lake (10 quakes between mag 0.8-2.6), Fremrinamur (1 quake mag 1.9), Goat Rocks (1 quake mag 1.4), Great Sitkin (1 quake mag 2.6), Kagamil (1 quake mag 4.7) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 30 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Aug 30, 2018
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.4-2.1), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.2), Churchill (1 quake mag 1.4), Clear Lake (25 quakes between mag 0.5-2.9), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.6-1.6), Eyafjallajökull (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 29 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018
Quakes detected near: Agua de Pau (1 quake mag 2.4), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.1), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.7-2.1), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.8-2.2), Hrómundartindur (1 quake mag 1.1), Irazu (1 quake mag 2.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 28 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (11 quakes between mag 0.6-1.5), El Hierro (1 quake mag 2.3), Etna (1 quake mag 1.7), Geysir (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.4), Grímsnes (5 quakes between mag 0.1-2.8), Inyo Craters (1 quake mag 1.1) ... [more]

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