M6.1 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

M6.1 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

A strong earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.1, hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 21:04 UTC on August 14, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 80 km (49 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.2 at a depth of 80 km. This is the second M6+ earthquake of the day.

Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Moro Gulf, Philippines

Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Moro Gulf, Philippines

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M5.9 hit Moro Gulf, Philippines at 06:25 UTC on August 13, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 1 km (0.62 miles). The USGS is reporting M5.8 at a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles), EMSC M5.8 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles).

Two slow-motion earthquakes under North Island, New Zealand

Two slow-motion earthquakes under North Island, New Zealand

Two slow-motion earthquakes have been taking place so far in 2022 under the central and eastern North Island, New Zealand. These events are like earthquakes in slow motion, unfolding over weeks to months and cannot be felt by humans.

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

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

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Antofagasta, Chile at 04:15 UTC on July 28, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 44.5 km (27.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 45 km (27.9 miles); CSN Chile M6.2 at a depth of 55 km (34.1 miles).

Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Luzon, Philippines

Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Luzon, Philippines

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by PHIVOLCS as M7.0 hit Luzon, Philippines at 00:43 UTC (08:43 LT) on July 27, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 17 km (10.5 miles). USGS is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), EMSC M7.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile

Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast of Aisen, Chile at 19:37 UTC on July 15, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles).

Shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Easter Island region

Shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Easter Island region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit the Easter Island region at 19:17 UTC on July 12, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at depth of 33 km (20 miles).

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Vanuatu at 21:10 UTC on July 12, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth.