Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 15 May 2020

Friday May 15, 2020 00:50 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 May 2020 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 15 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.

Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (23 quakes between mag 0.1-2.5), Coso (8 quakes between mag 0.4-2.0), Etna (1 quake mag 1.2), Gran Canaria (1 quake mag 1.8), Ilihan (2 quakes between mag 2.3-3.0), Katla (6 quakes between mag 0.1-1.2)
Kilauea (1 quake mag 1.8), Lava Mountains Volcanic Field (7 quakes between mag 0.3-3.3), Loihi (3 quakes between mag 1.7-2.8), Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (1 quake mag 1.7), Malepunyo (1 quake mag 2.3), Mammoth Mountain (3 quakes between mag 0.4-2.5), Martin (1 quake mag 1.6), Mauna Loa (1 quake mag 1.8), Momotombo (1 quake mag 1.6), Pacaya (1 quake mag 3.3), Prestahnukur (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.5), Pueblo Nuevo Viñas (1 quake mag 3.4), Takawangha (1 quake mag 1.4), Taupo (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.2), Turrialba (1 quake mag 2.9) (updated 00h50)

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): 23 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.5

Possible earthquake swarm: 23 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 22 hours, the last being recorded quake 14 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.4 and 0.9 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.5 quake: 4km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 11h45 (18 km S)
M 1.5 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 20h55 (16 km S)
M 1.3 quake: 10km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 19h36 (15 km SSE)
M 1.1 quake: 9km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 23h21 (15 km S)
M 1.1 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 12h43 (18 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Ilihan volcano (Central Philippines): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.0

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 3 hours, the last being recorded quake 2 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 5.0 and 3.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 3.0 quake: 003 km S 73° W of Hinunangan (Southern Leyte) (Philippines) on Thu, 14 May 22h40 (12 km SSE)
M 2.3 quake: 012 km N 89° E of Silago (Southern Leyte) (Philippines) on Thu, 14 May 19h20 (17 km NE)
All earthquakes at Ilihan

Lava Mountains Volcanic Field volcano (California): 7 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.3

7 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 19 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 12 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 10.6 and 4.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 3.3 quake: 19km S of Trona, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 23h37 (13 km NNE)
M 1.3 quake: 14km SSW of Searles Valley, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 13h45 (19 km N)
M 1.3 quake: 13km SSW of Searles Valley, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 04h52 (19 km N)
M 1.2 quake: 15km SSW of Searles Valley, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 22h15 (16 km NNE)
M 1.1 quake: 12km ENE of Ridgecrest, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 08h46 (17 km N)
All earthquakes at Lava Mountains Volcanic Field

Loihi volcano (Hawai’i (Big Island)): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.8

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 12 hours, the last being recorded quake 11 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 12.0 and 8.8 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.8 quake: 51km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA) on Thu, 14 May 02h32 (14 km SSW)
M 2.1 quake: 45km SE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA) on Thu, 14 May 08h45 (9 km W)
M 1.7 quake: 47km SE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA) on Thu, 14 May 14h18 (10 km WSW)
All earthquakes at Loihi

Malepunyo volcano (Luzon Island): magnitude 2.3 earthquake

A magnitude 2.3 earthquake occurred at the volcano 24 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 12.0 km depth at 18 km distance NE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.3 quake: 032 km N 72° E of Dona Remedios Trinidad (Bulacan) (Philippines) on Thu, 14 May 01h07 (18 km NE)
All earthquakes at Malepunyo

Mammoth Mountain volcano (California): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.5

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 1 hour 23 minutes, the last being recorded quake 15 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 8.1 and 1.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.5 quake: 14km SSE of Mammoth Lakes, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 08h25 (15 km SW)
M 2.4 quake: 14km SSE of Mammoth Lakes, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 08h17 (16 km SW)
M 0.4 quake: 5km SW of Mammoth Lakes, CA (USA) on Thu, 14 May 09h41 (4 km SW)
All earthquakes at Mammoth Mountain

Pacaya volcano (Guatemala): magnitude 3.3 earthquake

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake occurred at the volcano 7 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 1.0 km depth at 18 km distance S from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 3.3 quake: 14 Km al sureste de Escuintla, Guatemala on Thu, 14 May 17h59 (18 km S)
All earthquakes at Pacaya

Pueblo Nuevo Viñas volcano (Guatemala): magnitude 3.4 earthquake

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake occurred at the volcano 3 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 1.0 km depth at 19 km distance NNW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 3.4 quake: 14 Km al sureste de Escuintla, Guatemala on Thu, 14 May 21h54 (19 km NNW)
All earthquakes at Pueblo Nuevo Viñas

Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): magnitude 2.9 earthquake

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake occurred at the volcano 16 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 3.0 km depth at 1 km distance NW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.9 quake: 9 km al Norte de Santa Cruz, Turrialba. (Costa Rica) on Thu, 14 May 08h55 (1 km NW)
All earthquakes at Turrialba

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