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Normal seismic activity with numerous tiny earthquakes continues to occur at the southern and western parts of the caldera as well as under Mammoth mountain. There are no signs of a possible eruption in a near future. [more]
Some felt earthquakes have occurred recently along the southern boundary of Long Valley Caldera, the latest a 3.8 magnitude quakes yesterday. This is not unusual for the volcanic system and does not mean any volcanic eruption should be expected in a near future. The alert status remains green (normal). [more]
Simplified geologic map for Long Valley Caldera and the Mono-Inyo Craters volcanic chain (based on Bailey, 1989) CD, Casa Diablo; HC Hot Cree; HCF Hiloton Creek Fault; HSF, Hartley Springs Fault; LCF, Laurel Creek Fault; MLF, Mono Lake Fault; SLF, Silver Lake Fault; WCF, Wheeler Crest Fault. (source: USGS)
Long Valley volcano
caldera 3390 m / 11,122 ft, California, 37.7°N / -118.87°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):
Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (35 quakes)
Top 20 quakes in 2016: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.
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