Volcano earthquake report for Wednesday, 23 Jun 2021

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius during the past 24 hours on 23 Jun 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (24 quakes between mag 0.1-1.6), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.1), Cerro Negro (1 quake mag 2.0),…

World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Jun 2021Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 29 quakes 4.0+, 108 quakes 3.0+, 225 quakes 2.0+ (366 total)Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakesMagnitude 4+: 29 earthquakesMagnitude 3+: 108 earthquakesMagnitude 2+: 225 earthquakesNo quakes of magnitude 6 or higher10 largest earthquakes in the…

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Takayama, Takayama Shi, Gifu, Japan

4.2 quake 16 km east of Takayama, Gifu, Japan, 24 Jun 2021 6:45 am (GMT +9)An intermediate to deep magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early morning near Takayama, Takayama Shi, Gifu, Japan.According to Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED), the quake hit on Thursday 24…

Volcanic activity worldwide 23 Jun 2021: Etna volcano, Fuego, Dukono, Reventador, Nevados de Chillá...

Map of today's active volcanoesEtna (Sicily, Italy): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 20 kts in E direction.The full report is as follows:…

Small tremor of magnitude 3.6 just reported 2 miles northwest of Yucca Valley, California, United States

3.6 quake 23 Jun 1:06 pm (GMT -7)A magnitude 3.6 earthquake near Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California, USA, was reported only 6 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a…

Small 3.1 quake hits near Toyah, Reeves County, Texas, USA

3.1 quake 23 Jun 2:49 pm (GMT -5)An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred early afternoon on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 2:49 pm local time near Toyah, Reeves County, Texas, USA, as reported by the United States Geological Survey.According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a very shallow…

Small magnitude 3.3 quake hits 10 miles southeast of Naalehu, Hawaii, United States in the morning

3.3 quake 23 Jun 8:22 am (GMT -10)An earthquake of magnitude 3.3 occurred in the morning on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 8:22 am local time near Naalehu, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, as reported by the United States Geological Survey.According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately…

World Earthquake Report for June 2021

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during June 2021Summary: 4 quakes 6.0+, 81 quakes 5.0+, 905 quakes 4.0+, 2988 quakes 3.0+, 6179 quakes 2.0+ (10157 total)This report is being updated every day.Magnitude 9+: noneMagnitude 8+: noneMagnitude 7+: noneMagnitude 6+: 4 earthquakesMagnitude 5+: 81 earthquakesMagnitude 4+: 905 earthquakesMagnitude 3+: 2988 earthquakesMagnitude 2+:…

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake 8 km northwest of Yonakuni, Japan

4.7 quake 24 Jun 1:10 am (GMT +9)An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred early morning on Thursday 24 June 2021 at 1:10 am local time near Yonakuni, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, Japan, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency.According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow…

Small tremor of magnitude 3.3 just reported 42 miles southwest of Fairbanks, Alaska, United States

3.3 quake 23 Jun 8:19 am (GMT -8)A very shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported in the morning near Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star, Alaska, USA.According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 8:19 am local time at a very shallow depth of…

Small earthquake of magnitude 3.0 just reported 43 miles southwest of Skwentna, Alaska, United States

3.0 quake 23 Jun 3:57 am (GMT -8)The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.0 quake in the United States near Skwentna, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, only 8 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 3:57 am local time at a very shallow depth of…

Reventador Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA NOT OBS IN SAT.

Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 23 Jun 2021

Small tremor of magnitude 3.0 just reported 36 miles south of Deltana, Alaska, United States

3.0 quake 23 Jun 2:26 am (GMT -8)A magnitude 3.0 earthquake near Deltana, Southeast Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, was reported only 7 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow…

Magnitude 3.5 earthquake strikes near Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA

3.5 quake 23 Jun 4:59 am (GMT -5)A very shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported early morning near Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA.According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 4:59 am local time at a very shallow depth of 3.1…

Magnitude 3.6 earthquake strikes near Truckee, Nevada County, California, USA

3.6 quake 23 Jun 1:25 am (GMT -7)A very shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported early morning near Truckee, Nevada County, California, USA.According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 1:25 am local time at a very shallow depth of 4.5 miles.…

Etna volcano update: New paroxysm lights up morning sky

Lava fountain from this morning's paroxysm at Etna's New SE crater (image: LAVE webcam)Only about 24 hours since the last one, yet another paroxysm occurred at the New SE crater in the early hours today, marking it the 42th or so event this year alone. As during the previous ones,…

Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea): small eruption today

Glow visible at the summit crater of Manam volcano on 18 June (image: Sentinel 2)The explosive activity continues from the active crater. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded an explosion at Manam volcano, which reached approx. 8,000 ft (2,400 m) altitude and drifted W today.

Moderate 4.9 quake hits near Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan

4.9 quake 13 km northwest of Hualien City, Taiwan, 23 Jun 1:40 pm (GMT +8)A shallow magnitude 4.9 earthquake was reported around noon near Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan.According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 1:40 pm local time at a shallow…

Nevados de Chillán Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: SPORADIC INCANDESCENCES

Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 23 Jun 2021

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 21 km southwest of Agrihan Village, Northern Mariana Islands

4.2 quake 23 Jun 2:03 pm (GMT +10)A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Agrihan Village, Agrihan Island, Northern Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, was reported only 23 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an…

Earthquake reported about 20 minutes ago near Ica, Ica, Peru

We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or near Ica, Ica, Peru on 23 Jun 2021 (GMT) at approximately 03:09.There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this earthquake. We expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location and…

Significant magnitude 5.6 earthquake 6 km west of Mala, Peru

5.6 quake 22 Jun 9:54 pm (GMT -5)Peru was shaken near Mala, Provincia de Cañete, Lima region, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 only 12 minutes ago, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported.The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Mala, Provincia…

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.9 just reported 16 km southeast of Kohat, Pakistan

4.9 quake 23 Jun 6:09 am (GMT +5)An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred early morning on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 6:09 am local time near Kohat, Kohāt District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ).According to preliminary data, the quake was located at…

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.9 just reported 85 km east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea

4.9 quake 23 Jun 10:54 am (GMT +10)An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred in the morning on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 10:54 am local time near Kokopo, Kokopo District, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, as reported by the United States Geological Survey.According to preliminary data, the quake…

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