Volcano earthquake report for Monday, 17 Aug 2020

Monday Aug 17, 2020 18:50 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 17 Aug 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 17 Aug 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.

Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (31 quakes between mag 0.3-3.2), Coso (9 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4), Etna (6 quakes between mag 1.0-1.2), Gran Canaria (1 quake mag 2.1), Hofsjökull volcano (2 quakes between mag 1.7-2.2), Kilauea (3 quakes between mag 1.8-2.5)
Krísuvík (9 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Long Valley (1 quake mag 1.2), Mauna Loa (2 quakes between mag 1.7-1.9), Okataina (Tarawera) (1 quake mag 1.2), Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) (1 quake mag 3.6), Reporoa (1 quake mag 1.5), Salton Buttes (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.7), Snowy Mountain (1 quake mag 1.1), Tindfjallajökull (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.1), Torfajökull (3 quakes between mag 0.7-1.4) (updated 18h50)

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): 31 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.2

Possible earthquake swarm: 31 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 22 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 17 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 9.0 and 0.3 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
3.2 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA), 17 Aug 2020 13h23 (18 km SSW)
2.7 quake: Northern California (USA), 17 Aug 2020 13h23 (17 km S)
1.4 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA), 17 Aug 2020 14h30 (17 km SSW)
1.3 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA), 16 Aug 2020 23h40 (16 km S)
1.3 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA), 17 Aug 2020 06h01 (18 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Gran Canaria volcano (Canary Islands): magnitude 2.1 earthquake

A magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred at the volcano 12 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 0 km depth at 17 km distance SW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.1 quake: N MOG (Spain), 17 Aug 2020 06h39 (17 km SW)
All earthquakes at Gran Canaria

Hofsjökull volcano volcano (Iceland): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.2

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano at nearly the same time (01:55 UTC). Hypocenter depths ranged between 10.2 and 4.2 km.
Earthquake details:
2.2 quake: 26.8 km ESE of Hveravellir (Iceland), 17 Aug 2020 01h55 (5 km W)
1.7 quake: 27.0 km ESE of Hveravellir (Iceland), 17 Aug 2020 01h55 (5 km W)
All earthquakes at Hofsjökull volcano

Kilauea volcano (Hawai’i (Big Island)): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.5

3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 15 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 35 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 11.9 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details:
2.5 quake: 5 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA), 17 Aug 2020 02h16 (2 km E)
2.0 quake: 5 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA), 17 Aug 2020 03h17 (3 km E)
1.8 quake: 17 km WNW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA), 17 Aug 2020 17h15 (14 km NW)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) volcano (Western & Central Mexico): magnitude 3.6 earthquake

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake occurred at the volcano 10 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 11.0 km depth at 19 km distance SSW from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
3.6 quake: 21 km al SUROESTE de NVO S J PARANGARICUTIRO, MI (Mexico), 17 Aug 2020 08h33 (19 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato)

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