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Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 20 Sep 2019

Friday Sep 20, 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 20 Sep 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 20 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1), Coso (20 quakes between mag 0.1-2.6), Etna (1 quake mag 1.8), Grensdalur (12 quakes between mag 0.5-1.8), Hrómundartindur (2 quakes between mag 1.2-2.1)
Kaiserstuhl (1 quake mag 1.8), Kilauea (6 quakes between mag 1.7-2.4), Loihi (1 quake mag 2.7), Long Valley (4 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3), Mahagnao (1 quake mag 1.7), Martin (4 quakes between mag 0.1-1.8), Monte Albano (1 quake mag 1.5), Salton Buttes (1 quake mag 1.3), Taupo (1 quake mag 1.4), Theistareykjarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.0), Tindfjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.6), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (11 quakes between mag 0.7-1.7), Torfajökull (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.4), Ubehebe Craters (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4) (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): 12 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.1

Possible earthquake swarm: 12 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 22 hours, the last being recorded quake 45 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 4.5 and 1.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.1 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 18h17 (18 km S)
M 1.1 quake: 6km NNW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 08h42 (17 km S)
M 1.1 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 08h37 (17 km S)
M 0.9 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 16h48 (16 km S)
M 0.8 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 12h50 (17 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Coso volcano (California): 20 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.6

Possible earthquake swarm: 20 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 18 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 54 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 10.8 and 0.5 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.6 quake: 6km ENE of Little Lake, CA (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 21h55 (9 km S)
M 2.0 quake: 20km ESE of Little Lake, CA (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 15h43 (19 km SSE)
M 1.7 quake: 10km NE of Coso Junction, CA (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 10h33 (11 km N)
M 1.4 quake: 21km E of Little Lake, CA (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 16h26 (15 km SSE)
M 1.3 quake: 16km ESE of Little Lake, CA (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 15h46 (18 km S)
All earthquakes at Coso

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

Possible earthquake swarm: 12 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 3 hours, the last being recorded quake 11 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 6.3 and 4.6 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.8 quake: 1.5 km E of Raufarhólshellir (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 10h10 (13 km SE)
M 1.5 quake: 1.8 km E of Raufarhólshellir (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 11h10 (13 km SE)
M 1.2 quake: 2.0 km E of Raufarhólshellir (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 10h21 (13 km SE)
M 1.2 quake: 2.0 km E of Raufarhólshellir (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 10h55 (13 km SE)
M 1.2 quake: 1.6 km NE of Raufarhólshellir (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 10h10 (13 km SE)
All earthquakes at Grensdalur

Hrómundartindur volcano (Iceland): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano at nearly the same time (03:10 UTC). Hypocenter depths ranged between 5.4 and 4.9 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.1 quake: 3.2 km WSW of Hrómundartindi (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 03h10 (3 km ESE)
M 1.2 quake: 3.3 km SE of Skeggi_á_Hengli (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 03h10 (3 km E)
All earthquakes at Hrómundartindur

Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 6 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.4

6 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 11 hours, the last being recorded quake 10 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 2.5 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.4 quake: 7km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 03h04 (3 km ENE)
M 2.3 quake: 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 13h47 (0 km WSW)
M 2.1 quake: 8km SW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 04h04 (3 km S)
M 1.9 quake: 4km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 14h17 (1 km NW)
M 1.7 quake: 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 13h47 (1 km N)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Loihi volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): magnitude 2.7 earthquake

A magnitude 2.7 earthquake occurred at the volcano 1 hour 18 minutes ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 12.2 km depth at 8 km distance SSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.7 quake: 46km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA) on Fri, 20 Sep 22h32 (8 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Loihi

Tjörnes Fracture Zone volcano (Iceland): 11 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.7

Possible earthquake swarm: 11 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 18 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 5.4 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.7 quake: 29.1 km W of Kópasker (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 14h54 (5 km N)
M 1.4 quake: 35.1 km NE of Flatey (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 07h01 (9 km WNW)
M 1.3 quake: 28.6 km W of Kópasker (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 06h00 (5 km NNE)
M 1.2 quake: 28.9 km WNW of Kópasker (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 22h04 (7 km NNE)
M 1.2 quake: 28.2 km W of Kópasker (Iceland) on Fri, 20 Sep 14h54 (3 km NNE)
All earthquakes at Tjörnes Fracture Zone
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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 19 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
Quakes detected near: Biliran (1 quake mag 3.3), Brennisteinsfjöll (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.4), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.6), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.5-2.3), Coso (29 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9), Denison (1 quake mag 2.0) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 18 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019
Quakes detected near: Balut (1 quake mag 1.7), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.1), Brennisteinsfjöll (5 quakes between mag 0.1-1.2), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.3-2.5), Coso (31 quakes between mag 0.4-2.3), Grensdalur (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 17 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 2.3), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4), Coso (24 quakes between mag 0.5-2.1), Etna (3 quakes between mag 2.4-3.1), Fourpeaked (1 quake mag 1.6), Grensdalur (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.0) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Sep 16, 2019
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.2-1.7), Chaîne des Puys (1 quake mag 1.4), Clear Lake (22 quakes between mag 0.5-2.8), Coso (30 quakes between mag 0.4-2.5), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.1), Hualalai (1 quake mag 1.7) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Sep 15, 2019
Quakes detected near: Ararat (1 quake mag 2.3), Barva (1 quake mag 3.5), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Coso (40 quakes between mag 0.2-2.2), Inyo Craters (6 quakes between mag 0.6-1.8), Kilauea (1 quake mag 1.7) ... [more]

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