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Volcano earthquake report for Tuesday, 8 Jan 2019

Tuesday Jan 08, 2019 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 Jan 2019 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 Jan 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (6 quakes between mag 0.5-1.2), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 1.8), Clear Lake (1 quake mag 1.0), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0), Etna (7 quakes between mag 1.2-2.4), Eyafjallajökull (3 quakes between mag 1.3-1.3)
Fonualei (1 quake mag 5.0), Grímsnes (14 quakes between mag 0.1-1.7), Hekla (2 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Katla (6 quakes between mag 0.7-2.1), Kilauea (3 quakes between mag 1.7-2.3), Krísuvík (3 quakes between mag 1.2-1.6), Mauna Loa (3 quakes between mag 1.0-2.7), Mono Lake (13 quakes between mag 1.1-2.1), Mount Rainier (1 quake mag 1.0), Steamboat Springs (1 quake mag 1.0), Tindfjallajökull (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.3), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.3), Torfajökull (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.2), Öraefajökull (2 quakes between mag 1.0-2.0) (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:




Etna volcano (Italy): 7 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.4

7 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 2 hours, the last being recorded quake 18 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 7.2 and 4.5 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.4 quake: 4 km NW Milo (CT) on Tue, 8 Jan 05h15 (9 km W)
M 2.2 quake: 3 km NW Milo (CT) on Tue, 8 Jan 05h42 (9 km W)
M 1.9 quake: 5 km NW Milo (CT) on Tue, 8 Jan 05h26 (8 km W)
M 1.8 quake: 4 km NW Milo (CT) on Tue, 8 Jan 03h19 (9 km W)
M 1.5 quake: 5 km NW Milo (CT) on Tue, 8 Jan 05h32 (8 km W)
All earthquakes at Etna

Fonualei volcano (Tonga Islands): magnitude 5.0 earthquake

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 9 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 14 km distance N from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 5.0 quake: Tonga Islands on Tue, 8 Jan 14h49 (14 km N)
All earthquakes at Fonualei

Grímsnes volcano (Iceland): 14 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.7

Possible earthquake swarm: 14 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 9 hours, the last being recorded quake 11 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 12.3 and 2.5 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.7 quake: 3.8 km SSW of Hestfjall on Tue, 8 Jan 04h55 (9 km WSW)
M 1.3 quake: 4.0 km SSW of Hestfjall on Tue, 8 Jan 03h49 (9 km WSW)
M 1.1 quake: 4.2 km SSW of Hestfjall on Tue, 8 Jan 04h13 (9 km WSW)
M 1.1 quake: 4.0 km SSW of Hestfjall on Tue, 8 Jan 04h29 (9 km WSW)
M 1.0 quake: 4.0 km SSW of Hestfjall on Tue, 8 Jan 04h41 (9 km WSW)
All earthquakes at Grímsnes

Katla volcano (Iceland): 6 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

6 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 10 hours, the last being recorded quake 10 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 6.0 and 0.9 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.1 quake: 11.5 km NNE of Goðabunga on Tue, 8 Jan 12h51 (14 km NE)
M 1.2 quake: 17.7 km ESE of Álftavatn on Tue, 8 Jan 13h55 (19 km NNW)
M 1.2 quake: 10.6 km S of Álftavatn on Tue, 8 Jan 12h52 (17 km NE)
M 1.0 quake: 2.7 km NE of Hábunga on Tue, 8 Jan 03h45 (4 km S)
M 0.9 quake: 10.6 km S of Álftavatn on Tue, 8 Jan 12h52 (17 km NE)
All earthquakes at Katla

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.3

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 9 hours, the last being recorded quake 8 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 1.5 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.3 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Tue, 8 Jan 08h19 (2 km WSW)
M 1.9 quake: 15km SE of Volcano, Hawaii on Tue, 8 Jan 16h05 (18 km WSW)
M 1.7 quake: 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii on Tue, 8 Jan 06h58 (1 km SW)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Mauna Loa volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.7

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 10 hours, the last being recorded quake 3 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 2.8 and 0.7 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.7 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Tue, 8 Jan 21h16 (4 km S)
M 1.2 quake: 27km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii on Tue, 8 Jan 20h31 (6 km S)
M 1.0 quake: 20km ENE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii on Tue, 8 Jan 11h14 (7 km ENE)
All earthquakes at Mauna Loa

Mono Lake volcano (California): 13 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

Possible earthquake swarm: 13 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 19 hours, the last being recorded quake 5 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 14.9 and 0.2 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.1 quake: 21km SE of Bodie, CA on Tue, 8 Jan 07h37 (16 km WNW)
M 1.8 quake: 21km SE of Bodie, CA on Tue, 8 Jan 10h32 (15 km WNW)
M 1.7 quake: 38km SE of Bridgeport, California on Tue, 8 Jan 13h58 (14 km WNW)
M 1.6 quake: 21km ENE of Lee Vining, CA on Tue, 8 Jan 08h10 (15 km W)
M 1.5 quake: 38km SE of Bridgeport, California on Tue, 8 Jan 12h09 (15 km WNW)
All earthquakes at Mono Lake
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Monday, Jan 07, 2019
Quakes detected near: Agua de Pau (2 quakes between mag 2.1-2.2), El Hierro (1 quake mag 2.8), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.4-2.9), Grímsnes (27 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Katla (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.8), Kilauea (4 quakes between mag 1.7-2.2) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  6 Jan 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Jan 06, 2019
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.4), Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.4), Clear Lake (9 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9), Coso (1 quake mag 1.5), Etna (6 quakes between mag 1.2-2.4) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  5 Jan 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019
Quakes detected near: Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.4), Clear Lake (4 quakes between mag 1.1-1.4), Cofre de Perote (1 quake mag 4.3), Coso (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.9), Etna (6 quakes between mag 1.0-2.9), Grímsnes (2 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  4 Jan 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Jan 04, 2019
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Etna (4 quakes between mag 1.3-3.5), Furnas (4 quakes between mag 2.0-2.5), Grensdalur (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.1), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.8-2.2), Lavic Lake (1 quake mag 1.2) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  3 Jan 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Jan 03, 2019
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.4), Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.0), Clear Lake (5 quakes between mag 0.8-1.5), Cofre de Perote (1 quake mag 4.2), El Hierro (2 quakes between mag 2.8-3.5), Etna (9 quakes between mag 1.1-3.0) ... [more]

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