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  1. World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 23 Feb 2024 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
    World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius during the past 24 hours on 23 Feb 2024 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.

    Quakes detected near: Apaneca Range (1 quake mag 1.9), Brennisteinsfjöll (7 quakes between mag 0.4-1.3), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (1 quake mag 3.0), Chaîne des Puys (1 quake mag 1.4), Clear Lake (35 quakes between mag 0.2-1.8), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.4)
    Etna (1 quake mag 3.0), Grímsvötn (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Haleakala (1 quake mag 3.0), Herdubreid (1 quake mag 1.0), Iliboleng (1 quake mag 1.8), Jocotitlán (1 quake mag 3.0), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.4-2.2), Korovin (1 quake mag 1.4), Krísuvík (3 quakes between mag 0.1-1.0), Kurikoma (1 quake mag 2.5), Loihi (4 quakes between mag 2.1-3.3), Machin (1 quake mag 3.0), Matutum (1 quake mag 1.6), Methana (3 quakes between mag 0.9-1.1), Momotombo (1 quake mag 1.6), Nisyros (1 quake mag 1.8), Okataina (Tarawera) (3 quakes between mag 1.5-2.6), Olot Field (1 quake mag 1.2), Pacaya (1 quake mag 3.0), Paco (1 quake mag 1.9), Reporoa (1 quake mag 1.1), Ruapehu (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.7), Shishaldin (1 quake mag 1.5), Tenerife (1 quake mag 1.0), Terceira (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.9), Ugashik-Peulik (1 quake mag 1.8), Vesuvius (2 quakes between mag 1.6-1.7), Yojoa (1 quake mag 2.8) (updated 08h50)

    Note: Earthquakes within 20 km from and at depths less than 50 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:



    Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) volcano (Italy): magnitude 3.0 earthquake

    A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 12 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 5 km distance NE from the volcano.
    Earthquake details:
    Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 7.2 km west of Naples, Neapel, Campania, Italy, Feb 22, 2024 10:18 pm (GMT +1) (5 km NE)
    All earthquakes at Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields)

    Clear Lake volcano (California): 35 earthquakes up to magnitude 1.8

    Possible earthquake swarm: 35 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 22 hours, the last being recorded quake 2 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 11.5 and 0.7 km.
    Earthquake details: (only 5 largest)
    1.8 quake Sonoma County, 13 mi southwest of Clearlake, Lake County, California, USA, Feb 22, 2024 02:29 pm (Los Angeles time) (15 km SSW)
    1.5 quake Sonoma County, 13 mi southwest of Clearlake, Lake County, California, USA, Feb 22, 2024 03:34 am (Los Angeles time) (16 km S)
    1.4 quake 27 mi north of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, USA, Feb 22, 2024 04:16 pm (GMT -8) (16 km S)
    1.4 quake 25 mi north of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, USA, Feb 22, 2024 09:17 am (Los Angeles time) (19 km S)
    1.3 quake 27 mi north of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, USA, Feb 22, 2024 01:41 am (Los Angeles time) (16 km S)
    All earthquakes at Clear Lake

    Etna volcano (Italy): magnitude 3.0 earthquake

    A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 16 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 7 km distance N from the volcano.
    Earthquake details:
    Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 28 km northwest of Acireale, Catania, Sicily, Italy, Feb 22, 2024 06:04 pm (GMT +1) (7 km N)
    All earthquakes at Etna

    Haleakala volcano (Hawaiian Islands): magnitude 3.0 earthquake

    A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 16 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 3 km distance E from the volcano.
    Earthquake details:
    Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 21 mi southeast of Kahului, Maui County, Hawaii, USA, Feb 22, 2024 06:55 am (GMT -10) (3 km E)
    All earthquakes at Haleakala

    Jocotitlán volcano (Western & Central Mexico): magnitude 3.0 earthquake

    A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 14 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 16 km distance WNW from the volcano.
    Earthquake details:
    Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1 km west of Atlacomolco, Mexico, Feb 22, 2024 12:55 pm (GMT -6) (16 km WNW)
    All earthquakes at Jocotitlán

    Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 2 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.2

    2 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 2 hours, the last being recorded quake 16 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 29.8 and 0.5 km.
    Earthquake details:
    2.2 quake 7.9 mi northeast of Pāhala, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, Feb 22, 2024 04:37 am (Honolulu time) (18 km SW)
    1.4 quake 18 mi south of Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, Feb 22, 2024 06:49 am (Honolulu time) (14 km NE)
    All earthquakes at Kilauea

    Kurikoma volcano (Honshu): magnitude 2.5 earthquake

    A magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred at the volcano 13 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 8.1 km depth at 12 km distance NE from the volcano.
    Earthquake details:
    2.5 quake 24 km southwest of Mizusawa, Iwate, Japan, Feb 23, 2024 04:28 am (GMT +9) (12 km NE)
    All earthquakes at Kurikoma

    Loihi volcano (Hawai'i (Big Island)): 4 earthquakes up to magnitude 3.3

    4 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 9 hours, the last being recorded quake 8 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 11.7 and 10.4 km.
    Earthquake details:
    3.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 62 mi south of Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, Feb 22, 2024 02:35 pm (GMT -10) (10 km SE)
    2.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 62 mi south of Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, Feb 22, 2024 12:19 pm (GMT -10) (11 km SE)
    2.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 61 mi south of Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, Feb 22, 2024 06:01 am (GMT -10) (9 km SSE)
    2.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 61 mi south of Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, Feb 22, 2024 05:44 am (GMT -10) (8 km SE)
    All earthquakes at Loihi

    Machin volcano (Colombia): magnitude 3.0 earthquake

    A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 1 hour 52 minutes ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 19 km distance ESE from the volcano.
    Earthquake details:
    Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 0.6 km east of Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia, Feb 23, 2024 01:57 am (GMT -5) (19 km ESE)
    All earthquakes at Machin

    Okataina (Tarawera) volcano (New Zealand): 3 earthquakes up to magnitude 2.6

    3 earthquakes occurred near (under) the volcano during 34 minutes, the last being recorded quake 14 hours ago. Hypocenter depths ranged between 5.0 and 3.9 km.
    Earthquake details:
    2.6 quake 20 km southeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Feb 23, 2024 07:25 am (Auckland time) (18 km SSW)
    1.9 quake 21 km southeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Feb 23, 2024 07:59 am (Auckland time) (18 km SSW)
    1.5 quake 20 km southeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Feb 23, 2024 07:57 am (Auckland time) (18 km SSW)
    All earthquakes at Okataina (Tarawera)

    Pacaya volcano (Guatemala): magnitude 3.0 earthquake

    A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred at the volcano 16 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 10.0 km depth at 9 km distance NNW from the volcano.
    Earthquake details:
    Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 25 km southwest of Guatemala, Guatemala, Feb 22, 2024 11:14 am (GMT -6) (9 km NNW)
    All earthquakes at Pacaya

    Yojoa volcano (Honduras): magnitude 2.8 earthquake

    A magnitude 2.8 earthquake occurred at the volcano 22 hours ago. The quake, which might be volcanic in origin, was located at a depth of 2.0 km depth at 9 km distance N from the volcano.
    Earthquake details:
    2.8 quake 50 km south of San Pedro Sula, Departamento de Cortés, Honduras, Feb 22, 2024 04:28 am (Tegucigalpa time) (9 km N)
    All earthquakes at Yojoa
  2. Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Feb 2024
    Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Feb 2024
    Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 6 quakes 5.0+, 24 quakes 4.0+, 105 quakes 3.0+, 223 quakes 2.0+ (359 total)
    This report is being updated every hour.
    Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
    Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes
    Magnitude 4+: 24 earthquakes
    Magnitude 3+: 105 earthquakes
    Magnitude 2+: 223 earthquakes
    No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher

    10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours)

    #1: Mag 6.3 Southern East Pacific Rise

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 06:51 pm (GMT -7) -

    #2: Mag 5.6 Indian Ocean, North Sumatra, 90 km northwest of Siberut Island, Indonesia

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 02:46 pm (Jakarta time) -

    #3: Mag 5.4 Indian Ocean, North Sumatra, 86 km northwest of Siberut Island, Indonesia

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 02:46 pm (Jakarta time) -

    #4: Mag 5.3 South Pacific Ocean, 66 km northeast of Tofua Island, Ha‘apai, Tonga

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 08:32 pm (Tongatapu time) -

    #5: Mag 5.1 Greenland

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 05:35 am (GMT +0) -

    #6: Mag 5.1 North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southeast of Rasshua Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 06:25 am (GMT +11) -

    #7: Mag 5.0 Philippine Sea, 2.8 km northeast of Tandag, Philippines

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 07:43 pm (Manila time) -

    #8: Mag 4.8 21 km north of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 10:49 am (Dushanbe time) -

    #9: Mag 4.8 Sulu Sea, 21 km southeast of Algeciras, Philippines

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 05:01 am (Manila time) -

    #10: Mag 4.7 North Pacific Ocean, 79 km south of Ketoi Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 10:10 am (GMT +10) -

    Earthquakes reported felt

    #1: Mag 3.2 4.6 mi east of Fremont, Alameda County, California, USA - 94 reports

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 09:35 am (Los Angeles time) -

    #2: Mag 3.4 22 mi east of Bellevue, King County, Washington, USA - 26 reports

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 05:02 am (GMT -8) -

    #3: Mag 4.5 137 km west of New Aksu, Xinjiang, China - 22 reports

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 12:08 pm (Shanghai time) -

    #4: Mag 4.3 Phocis, 50 km south of Lamia, Phthiotis, Central Greece, Greece - 10 reports

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 01:21 pm (Athens time) -

    #5: Mag 3.7 Caqueta, 35 km south of Pitalito, Huila, Colombia - 9 reports

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 10:42 pm (Bogota time) -

    #6: Mag 5.0 Philippine Sea, 2.8 km northeast of Tandag, Philippines - 6 reports

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 07:43 pm (Manila time) -

    #7: Mag 4.7 45 km south of Arcelia, Guerrero, Mexico - 6 reports

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 02:43 pm (Mexico City time) -

    #8: Mag 3.6 29 mi southeast of Badger, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, USA - 4 reports

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 05:54 pm (Anchorage time) -

    #9: Mag 4.6 45 km north of Yarumal, Antioquia, Colombia - 3 reports

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 07:47 pm (Bogota time) -

    #10: Mag 3.9 South Pacific Ocean, 22 km west of La Serena, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo, Chile - 3 reports

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 12:43 am (GMT -3) -

    #11: Mag 3.4 24 km southwest of Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic - 2 reports

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 05:05 pm (Santo Domingo time) -

    #12: Mag 2.6 Lincoln County, 17 mi northeast of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA - 2 reports

    Thursday, Feb 22, 2024, at 04:36 am (Chicago time) -

    #13: Mag 3.8 38 km southwest of Tennant Creek, Barkly, Northern Territory, Australia - 2 reports

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 02:23 pm (Darwin time) -

    #14: Mag 4.3 43 km northwest of Aral, Xinjiang, China - 2 reports

    Friday, Feb 23, 2024, at 02:24 pm (Shanghai time) -

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