Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits south of Java, Indonesia

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits south of Java, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the BMKG as M6.0, hit south of Java, Indonesia at 06:07 UTC on December 6, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS and EMSC are reporting it as M5.9 at a depth of 18 km (11.2 miles).

Massive highway landslide in Paranà, Brazil

Massive highway landslide in Paranà, Brazil

Heavy rainfall caused a massive landslide on the BR-367 highway near Guaratuba in Paranà, Brazil on November 28, 2022, leaving around 21 vehicles — 15 cars and 6 trucks — buried under the debris and an estimated 30 people missing.

Rare M5.5 earthquake hits Gabon – the strongest since 1974

Rare M5.5 earthquake hits Gabon – the strongest since 1974

A rare earthquake, registered by the USGS as M5.5, hit Gabon at 09:53 UTC on December 4, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 3.6 km (2.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Samoa Islands region

Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Samoa Islands region

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Samoa Islands region at 19:24 UTC on December 4, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 36 km (22.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).