Volcano earthquake report for Sunday, 16 Aug 2020

Sunday Aug 16, 2020 17:50 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 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 16 Aug 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.

Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.6-2.1), Coso (12 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Esjufjöll (1 quake mag 1.1), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.6), Grímsvötn (1 quake mag 1.6), Herdubreid (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.0)
Kilauea (7 quakes between mag 1.7-3.6), Krísuvík (6 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Mount Rainier (1 quake mag 2.5), Papandayan (1 quake mag 3.3), Salton Buttes (4 quakes between mag 0.9-1.6), Tenorio (1 quake mag 2.7), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (1 quake mag 1.1), Vesuvius (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.4) (updated 17h50)

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): 12 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

Possible earthquake swarm: 12 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 16 hours, the last being recorded quake 7 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.2 and 1.2 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
2.1 quake: 5km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA), 15 Aug 2020 23h49 (18 km S)
1.9 quake: 6km WNW of The Geysers, CA (USA), 16 Aug 2020 04h14 (19 km S)
1.9 quake: 4km NNW of The Geysers, CA (USA), 15 Aug 2020 19h13 (18 km S)
1.3 quake: 3km WNW of Cobb, CA (USA), 16 Aug 2020 03h52 (15 km S)
1.2 quake: 6km WNW of The Geysers, CA (USA), 16 Aug 2020 04h17 (19 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Coso volcano (California): 12 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

Possible earthquake swarm: 12 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 21 hours, the last being recorded quake 1 hour 41 minutes ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 9.1 and 2.2 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
2.1 quake: 10km NNE of Coso Junction, CA (USA), 16 Aug 2020 09h46 (14 km NW)
1.3 quake: 8km ENE of Coso Junction, CA (USA), 16 Aug 2020 14h42 (6 km NW)
1.2 quake: 8km ENE of Coso Junction, CA (USA), 15 Aug 2020 18h40 (6 km NW)
1.1 quake: 7km ENE of Coso Junction, CA (USA), 16 Aug 2020 01h12 (7 km NW)
1.1 quake: 19km ESE of Little Lake, CA (USA), 15 Aug 2020 21h57 (18 km SE)
All earthquakes at Coso

Kilauea volcano (Hawai’i (Big Island)): 7 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.6

7 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 18 hours, the last being recorded quake 2 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 11.9 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
3.6 quake: 5 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA), 16 Aug 2020 15h45 (4 km ESE)
2.7 quake: 5 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA), 16 Aug 2020 15h47 (4 km ESE)
2.0 quake: 6 km S of Volcano, Hawaii (USA), 16 Aug 2020 11h27 (5 km ESE)
2.0 quake: 5 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA), 16 Aug 2020 08h37 (3 km E)
1.9 quake: 9 km SSE of Fern Forest, Hawaii (USA), 16 Aug 2020 12h11 (18 km E)
All earthquakes at Kilauea

Mount Rainier volcano (Washington): magnitude 2.5 earthquake

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred at the volcano 12 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 0.6 km depth at 1 km distance ENE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.5 quake: 23 km ENE of Ashford, Washington (USA), 16 Aug 2020 05h38 (1 km ENE)
All earthquakes at Mount Rainier

Papandayan volcano (West Java): magnitude 3.3 earthquake

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake occurred at the volcano 16 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 14.0 km depth at 6 km distance S from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
3.3 quake: Java, Indonesia, 16 Aug 2020 02h12 (6 km S)
All earthquakes at Papandayan

Tenorio volcano (Costa Rica): magnitude 2.7 earthquake

A magnitude 2.7 earthquake occurred at the volcano 6 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 6.0 km depth at 10 km distance SE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
2.7 quake: 9 km al Este de Tierras Morenas, Tilaran. (Costa Rica), 16 Aug 2020 11h34 (10 km SE)
All earthquakes at Tenorio

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