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).

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).

45 people injured during severe shaking caused by M6.1 earthquake in western Turkey

45 people injured during severe shaking caused by M6.1 earthquake in western Turkey

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.1, hit western Turkey at 01:08 UTC on November 23, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 7 km (4.3 miles). The Istanbul-based Boğaziçi University Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute reported the quake as M6.0.

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Baja California, Mexico

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Baja California, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.2, hit Baja California, Mexico at 16:39 UTC on November 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles).

Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia

Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the BMKG as M6.8, hit southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia at 13:37 UTC on November 18, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 10 km; EMSC M6.7 at a depth of 10 km.

Human-induced M5.3 earthquake, series of aftershocks hit western Texas, U.S.

Human-induced M5.3 earthquake, series of aftershocks hit western Texas, U.S.

A shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M5.3, hit western Texas at 21:32 UTC on November 16, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 8.3 km (5.1 miles). The quake was followed by a series of aftershocks, with magnitudes ranging from 2.6 to 4.1.

M6.1 earthquake hits near the south coast of Honshu, Japan at an intermediate depth

M6.1 earthquake hits near the south coast of Honshu, Japan at an intermediate depth

A strong earthquake, registered by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) as M6.1, hit off the southeast coast of Mie Prefecture, Honshu, Japan at 08:08 UTC on November 14, 2022 (17:08 JST). The agency is reporting a depth of 350 km (217 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 357 km (222 miles); EMSC M6.1 at a depth of 352 km (218 miles).