Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG and USGS as M6.2 hit northern Sumatra, Indonesia at 22:29 UTC on January 15, 2023 (05:30 LT, January 16). BMKG is reporting a depth of 23 km (14.3 miles) and USGS 37 km (23 miles).

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits southern East Pacific Rise

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits southern East Pacific Rise

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the southern East Pacific Rise at 16:17 UTC on January 11, 2023. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 10 km.

Very strong M7.6 earthquake hits Tanimbar Islands region, Indonesia

Very strong M7.6 earthquake hits Tanimbar Islands region, Indonesia

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.6 hit Tanimbar Islands, Indonesia at 17:47 UTC on January 9, 2023. The agency is reporting a depth of 105.1 km (65.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.6 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles).

Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu

Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit Vanuatu at 12:32 UTC on January 8, 2023. The agency is reporting a depth of 27.7 km (17.2 miles). EMSC reports M7.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

M5.9 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

M5.9 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.9 hit the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan at 14:25 UTC on January 5, 2023. The agency is reporting a depth of 193.8 km (120.4 miles). EMSC reports M5.9 at a depth of 195 km (121.2 miles).

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits southeast of Loyalty Islands

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits southeast of Loyalty Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registred by the USGS as M6.0 hit southeast of Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 16:34 UTC on December 28, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth.

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Taiwan

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Taiwan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau as M6.2 hit near the coast of eastern Taiwan at 04:03 UTC on December 15, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 5.7 km (3.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 8 km (5 miles); USGS M5.9 at a depth of 15.3 km (9.5 miles).

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 18:40 UTC on December 14, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 83.7 km (52 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 80 km (49.7 miles).

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Guerrero, Mexico

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Guerrero, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Guerrero, Mexico at 14:31 UTC on December 11, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.8 km (11.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles).