Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
30 Mar - 6 Apr 2019: Land of Theseus - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
25 May - 1 Jun 2019: Etna Discovery - Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
12-30 Aug 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
1-19 Sep 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Earthquake swarm 26-27 Aug 2012 at Brawley (Southern California / Mexican border)

An unusually strong earthquake swarm started yesterday (26 Aug) at Brawley town in southern California just north of the Mexican border. So far, there have been hundreds of quakes, including dozens of quakes between M4-5 and 3 quakes great than M5, 2 of which occurred within a minute.
The following is a list of recent earthquakes in this particular area.


Update Tue 28 Aug 07:15
Aftershocks continue. There have been 28 so far today, the largest a mag 4.2 event at 02:01 (UTC) (19:01 local time).
Earthquakes at Brawley 26-28 Aug
Earthquakes at Brawley 26-28 Aug

Earthquake list: past 7 days (23 quakes)

 | latest | archive: show
Earthquake depth plot
Updated: Mon, 18 Feb 21:15 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthNearest volcano (distance)LocationMapSource
Mon, 18 Feb 2019
Mon, 18 Feb 10:37 UTCM 1.5 / 6.9 km - [info]Salton Buttes (14 km) 7km NE of Westmorland, CA (USA)
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 16 Feb 2019
Sat, 16 Feb 16:48 UTCM 1.7 / 5.2 km - [info]Salton Buttes (31 km) 5km S of Brawley, CA (USA)
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 (17 earthquakes)
Fri, 15 Feb 20:07 UTCM 1.7 / 3.8 km - [info]Salton Buttes (4 km) - 7km SW of Niland, CA
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 13:50 UTCM 1.5 / 11.8 km - [info] (36 km) - 9km SSW of Holtville, CA
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 13:41 UTCM 2.1 / 10 km - [info] (36 km) SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 15 Feb 12:23 UTCM 2.3 / 10 km - [info] (37 km) SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (USA)
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 15 Feb 12:13 UTCM 2.2 / 10 km - [info] (36 km) SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 15 Feb 12:12 UTCM 1.8 / 16.2 km - [info] (36 km) - 10km NE of Mexicali, B.C., MX
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 12:09 UTCM 1.6 / 11.9 km - [info] (36 km) - 9km SSW of Holtville, CA
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 12:02 UTCM 1.5 / 13.6 km - [info] (37 km) - 9km SSW of Holtville, CA
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 12:01 UTCM 1.6 / 12.4 km - [info] (37 km) - 9km SSW of Holtville, CA
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 11:56 UTCM 1.2 / 13.6 km - [info] (33 km) - 10km S of Holtville, CA
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 11:55 UTCM 1.8 / 11.5 km - [info] (37 km) - 8km SSW of Holtville, CA
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 11:44 UTCM 1.4 / 8.3 km - [info] (37 km) 9km SSW of Holtville, CA (USA)
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 11:43 UTCM 2.0 / 10 km - [info] (37 km) SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (USA)
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 15 Feb 11:42 UTCM 1.6 / 7.8 km - [info] (36 km) - 9km SSW of Holtville, CA
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 11:42 UTCM 2.0 / 10 km - [info] (37 km) SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 15 Feb 11:16 UTCM 1.6 / 10.3 km - [info] (38 km) - 9km SSW of Holtville, CA
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 15 Feb 10:58 UTCM 1.6 / 10.5 km - [info] (38 km) - 9km SSW of Holtville, CA
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 14 Feb 2019
Thu, 14 Feb 03:00 UTCM 1.6 / 9.9 km - [info]Salton Buttes (17 km) - 6km ENE of Westmorland, CA
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 12 Feb 2019
Tue, 12 Feb 18:26 UTCM 1.2 / 4.6 km - [info]Salton Buttes (3 km) - 10km SW of Niland, CA
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 12 Feb 18:26 UTCM 1.5 / 3.7 km - [info]Salton Buttes (3 km) - 10km SW of Niland, CA
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 12 Feb 07:40 UTCM 1.4 / 6.4 km - [info] (48 km) - 19km W of Progreso, B.C., MX
[Map]
USGS
 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: