Shallow M6.5 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands

Shallow M6.5 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.5, hit east of the South Sandwich Islands at 03:03 UTC on September 29, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles).

Eruption at Alaid volcano, Kuril Islands, Russia

Eruption at Alaid volcano, Kuril Islands, Russia

Moderate volcanic activity continues at Alaid volcano, Russia, with ash emissions rising up to 3 km (10 000 feet) above sea level at 05:20 UTC on September 27, 2022, according to the Tokyo VAAC.

Seismic activity beneath Mauna Loa gradually increasing over the past 2 months, Hawai’i

Seismic activity beneath Mauna Loa gradually increasing over the past 2 months, Hawai’i

Seismic activity beneath the Mauna Loa volcano has been gradually increasing over the past 2 months. In addition, a small seismic swarm started on September 23, with most earthquakes in a cluster about 5 km (3.1 miles) wide and -2 to 1 km (-1.2 to 0.6 miles) below the surface. The Aviation Color Code is at Yellow and the Volcano Alert Level at Advisory.

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Los Lagos, Chile

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Los Lagos, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Los Lagos, Chile, at 22:53 UTC (18:53 LT) on September 23, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). EMSC reports M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).