Volcano earthquake report for Thursday, 6 Aug 2020

Thursday Aug 06, 2020 14:50 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  6 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 6 Aug 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.

Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.7), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.2-2.1), Clear Lake (26 quakes between mag 0.3-2.2), Concepción (1 quake mag 1.8), Cosigüina (2 quakes between mag 1.4-2.5), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9)
Eldey (18 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Hrómundartindur (12 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.8-1.9), Krísuvík (7 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Long Valley (3 quakes between mag 0.6-1.0), Maroa (1 quake mag 1.4), Mauna Loa (2 quakes between mag 1.9-2.0), Nisyros (1 quake mag 1.8), Prestahnukur (1 quake mag 1.7), Ruapehu (2 quakes between mag 0.5-2.8), Santa Ana (1 quake mag 1.6), Tenerife (11 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Torfajökull (4 quakes between mag 0.9-1.9), Öraefajökull (1 quake mag 2.1) (updated 14h50)

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:

Bardarbunga volcano (Iceland): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 6 hours, the last being recorded quake 8 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 5.2 and 1.9 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.1 quake: 6.6 km NE of Bárðarbunga (Iceland) on Thu, 6 Aug 01h39 (7 km NE)
M 1.2 quake: 2.3 km SSW of Bárðarbunga (Iceland) on Thu, 6 Aug 07h12 (2 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Bardarbunga

Clear Lake volcano (California): 26 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.2

Possible earthquake swarm: 26 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 19 hours, the last being recorded quake 3 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 3.4 and 1.2 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.2 quake: 6km WNW of Cobb, CA (USA) on Thu, 6 Aug 03h16 (15 km S)
M 2.0 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Wed, 5 Aug 17h22 (17 km S)
M 2.0 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 6 Aug 09h23 (17 km S)
M 1.5 quake: 7km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Wed, 5 Aug 16h03 (17 km S)
M 1.5 quake: 6km NW of The Geysers, CA (USA) on Thu, 6 Aug 09h24 (17 km S)
All earthquakes at Clear Lake

Cosigüina volcano (Nicaragua): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.5

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 4 hours, the last being recorded quake 4 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 9.0 and 4.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.5 quake: 5 Km al norte de Desembocadura del Río Estero Real, Nicaragua on Thu, 6 Aug 06h52 (12 km WSW)
M 1.4 quake: 4 Km al suroeste de Desembocadura del Río Estero Real, Nicaragua on Thu, 6 Aug 11h09 (17 km WSW)
All earthquakes at Cosigüina

Eldey volcano (Iceland): 18 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.1

Possible earthquake swarm: 18 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 8 hours, the last being recorded quake 11 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 10.0 and 0.1 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 2.1 quake: 3.9 km W of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Thu, 6 Aug 01h15 (13 km WNW)
M 1.5 quake: 3.9 km WNW of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Wed, 5 Aug 22h52 (14 km NW)
M 1.4 quake: 4.7 km W of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Wed, 5 Aug 22h53 (12 km WNW)
M 1.4 quake: 4.6 km W of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Thu, 6 Aug 01h18 (12 km WNW)
M 1.2 quake: 4.0 km W of Reykjanestá (Iceland) on Wed, 5 Aug 22h52 (13 km NW)
All earthquakes at Eldey
Eldey is located at the beginning of the Reykjanes Ridge off the SW tip of Iceland. Its highest elevation is the top of Eldey Island, but most of the volcanic edifice is submerged.

Several eruptions occurred in historic times, last in 1926.

Hrómundartindur volcano (Iceland): 12 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.3

Possible earthquake swarm: 12 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 18 hours, the last being recorded quake 3 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 9.1 and 2.7 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.3 quake: 5.3 km SSE of Skálafell (Iceland) on Thu, 6 Aug 11h57 (14 km SSE)
M 1.3 quake: 2.5 km E of Hveradalir (Iceland) on Thu, 6 Aug 10h44 (10 km SE)
M 0.9 quake: 2.7 km N of Skálafell (Iceland) on Thu, 6 Aug 10h44 (9 km SE)
M 0.8 quake: 3.5 km N of Hellisheiðarvirkjun (Iceland) on Thu, 6 Aug 01h34 (9 km E)
M 0.7 quake: 3.3 km N of Hellisheiðarvirkjun (Iceland) on Wed, 5 Aug 23h35 (9 km E)
All earthquakes at Hrómundartindur

Ruapehu volcano (North Island): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.8

2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 1 hour 27 minutes, the last being recorded quake 16 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 5.2 and 5.0 km.
Earthquake details:
M 2.8 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 5 Aug 21h48 (19 km N)
M 0.5 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 5 Aug 23h14 (9 km SSW)
All earthquakes at Ruapehu

Tenerife volcano (Canary Islands): 11 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.2

Possible earthquake swarm: 11 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 10 hours, the last being recorded quake 13 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 15.0 and 2.0 km.
Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
M 1.2 quake: Nw Vilaflor De Chasna.itf (Spain) on Thu, 6 Aug 02h03 (4 km SW)
M 1.1 quake: Ne GuÍa De Isora.itf (Spain) on Thu, 6 Aug 02h02 (5 km SW)
M 1.0 quake: Ne Vilaflor De Chasna.itf (Spain) on Wed, 5 Aug 15h45 (5 km ESE)
M 0.9 quake: Ne Vilaflor De Chasna.itf (Spain) on Wed, 5 Aug 16h08 (5 km ESE)
M 0.7 quake: E GU (Spain) on Wed, 5 Aug 20h07 (6 km SW)
All earthquakes at Tenerife

Öraefajökull volcano (Iceland): magnitude 2.1 earthquake

A magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred at the volcano 5 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 1.3 km depth at 2 km distance NNE from the volcano.
Earthquake details:
M 2.1 quake: 0.5 km NNE of Hvannadalshnjúkur (Iceland) on Thu, 6 Aug 10h15 (2 km NNE)
All earthquakes at Öraefajökull

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