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Volcano earthquake report for Tuesday, 2 Jan 2018

Tuesday Jan 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 Jan 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 Jan 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 1.5-3.6), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.2-2.1), Hengill (1 quake mag 1.0), Katla (11 quakes between mag 0.1-1.9), Kilauea (1 quake mag 1.7), Krísuvík (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.4)
Long Valley (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.5), Mauna Kea (1 quake mag 1.8), Reykjanes (2 quakes between mag 0.1-1.5), Spurr (6 quakes between mag 0.4-1.6), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (4 quakes between mag 0.7-1.1), Tupungatito (1 quake mag 3.0), Ubehebe Craters (5 quakes between mag 0.4-2.4), White Island (1 quake mag 2.4) (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:




Akyarlar volcano (Turkey): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.6

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 4 hours, the last being recorded quake 2 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 11.4 and 5.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 3.6 quake: DODECANESE IS.-TURKEY BORDER REG on Tue, 2 Jan 21h23 (6 km SSW)
M 1.5 quake: KOS ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA) on Tue, 2 Jan 16h54 (7 km SE)
All earthquakes at Akyarlar

Clear Lake volcano (California): 20 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

Possible earthquake swarm: 20 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 23 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 19 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.5 and 0.3 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.1 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA on Tue, 2 Jan 00h05 (17 km S)
M 1.8 quake: 3km WNW of Cobb, CA on Tue, 2 Jan 20h27 (15 km S)
M 1.4 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA on Tue, 2 Jan 12h56 (17 km S)
M 1.2 quake: 10km NW of The Geysers, CA on Tue, 2 Jan 02h55 (15 km S)
M 1.2 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA on Tue, 2 Jan 17h37 (17 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Katla volcano (Iceland): 11 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.9

Possible earthquake swarm: 11 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 18 hours, the last being recorded quake 54 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 10.4 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.9 quake: 7.9 km ENE of Goðabunga on Tue, 2 Jan 13h07 (5 km NE)
M 1.9 quake: 8.5 km ENE of Goðabunga on Tue, 2 Jan 05h15 (3 km NE)
M 0.8 quake: 3.2 km NNW of Hábunga on Tue, 2 Jan 15h08 (4 km ESE)
M 0.7 quake: 7.4 km ENE of Goðabunga on Tue, 2 Jan 13h07 (5 km NE)
M 0.6 quake: 2.3 km NNW of Hábunga on Tue, 2 Jan 18h29 (5 km SE)
All earthquakes at Katla

Tupungatito volcano (Central Chile and Argentina): magnitude 3.0 earthquake

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 4 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 9.6 km depth at 15 km distance N from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 3.0 quake: 51 km al E de Farellones on Tue, 2 Jan 19h37 (15 km N)
All earthquakes at Tupungatito

Ubehebe Craters volcano (California): 5 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.4

5 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 9 hours, the last being recorded quake 4 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 11.3 and 0.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.4 quake: CENTRAL CALIFORNIA on Tue, 2 Jan 18h41 (6 km ESE)
M 0.6 quake: 61km NE of Lone Pine, California on Tue, 2 Jan 18h17 (8 km ESE)
M 0.6 quake: 66km W of Beatty, Nevada on Tue, 2 Jan 10h42 (2 km ESE)
M 0.5 quake: 66km NE of Lone Pine, California on Tue, 2 Jan 19h38 (5 km ESE)
M 0.4 quake: 65km NE of Lone Pine, California on Tue, 2 Jan 19h20 (6 km ESE)
All earthquakes at Ubehebe Craters

White Island volcano (New Zealand): magnitude 2.4 earthquake

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 18 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 5.2 km depth at 16 km distance WSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.4 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 2 Jan 05h57 (16 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 Jan 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Jan 01, 2018
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.5-1.9), Etna (1 quake mag 1.7), Grímsvötn (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.7), Hekla (1 quake mag 1.2), Katla (3 quakes between mag 0.7-2.1), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 2.0-2.3) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 31 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Dec 31, 2017
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (13 quakes between mag 0.2-1.2), Brennisteinsfjöll (6 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.5-2.5), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.7-2.2), Grensdalur (4 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), Grímsvötn (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.2) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 30 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Dec 30, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.5-1.9), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Etna (1 quake mag 1.8), Hrómundartindur (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.2), Katla (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4), Kilauea (6 quakes between mag 1.8-2.1) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 29 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Dec 29, 2017
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.2), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.9), Clear Lake (27 quakes between mag 0.5-1.8), Etna (1 quake mag 1.4), Fourpeaked (1 quake mag 2.7), Hekla (4 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 28 Dec 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Dec 28, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.2-2.0), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 2.2), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.8), Clear Lake (8 quakes between mag 0.5-1.4), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.7), Hengill (5 quakes between mag 0.5-1.1) ... [more]

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