Seismic activity

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit South Sandwich Islands region at 03:29 UTC on August 14, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 25 km (21.7 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). According to the USGS,...

August 14, 2018

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Earthquakes continue after strongest-ever quake hits North Slope, Alaska

The USGS recorded more than 270 earthquakes in Alaska's North Slope on Sunday, August 12 and Monday, August 13, 2018, including M6.4, the most powerful earthquake ever to hit the region. The previous most powerful quake in the North Slope was M5.2 registered in...

August 13, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits northern Alaska, 60th earthquake since 02:14 UTC

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit northern Alaska at 21:15 UTC (13:15 UTC) on August 12, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 0.1 km (0.06 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located...

August 12, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits northern Alaska

A strong and very shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit northern Alaska at 14:58 UTC (06:58 local time) on August 12, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 9.9 km (6.1 miles). This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the...

August 12, 2018

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Strong M6.2 aftershock strikes Lombok 4 days after devastating M7.0 killed more than 259 people, Indonesia

A strong aftershock registered by BMKG as M6.2 hit Lombok, Indonesia at 05:25 UTC (12:25 WIB) on August 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 12 km (7.4 miles). USGS registered it as M5.9 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This quake hit just 4 days after...

August 09, 2018

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Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok region, at least 387 dead

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit Indonesia's Lombok region at 11:46 UTC on August 5, 2018 (18:46 local time). The agency is reporting a depth of 31 km (19 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 33 km (20 miles). BMKG...

August 05, 2018

lombok indonesia earthquake july 28 2018 location map

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Lombok region of Indonesia: 17 dead, 160+ injured and thousands homes damaged

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Lombok region of Indonesia at 22:47 UTC (06:47 local time) on July 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 6.4 km (3.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This...

July 28, 2018

western iran earthquake july 22 2018 location

Strong and shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Kermanshah, western Iran

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iran Seismological Center (IRSC) as M5.9 hit the Province of Kermanshah, western Iran at 10:07 UTC (14:37 local time). The agency is reporting a depth of 8 km (5 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 5.7 km...

July 22, 2018

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Earthquake swarm near London, UK

Ten seismic events have been detected in the Newdigate, Surrey area of the United Kingdom, between Dorking and Gatwick airports near London, since April 1, 2018. Magnitudes of this cluster of events range from 1.5 to 3.0. There are fears that quakes might be caused...

July 20, 2018

alaska earthquake july 19 2018

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near Chernabura Island, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near Chernabura Island, Alaska at 14:16 UTC on July 17, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 17.1 km (10.6 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw5.9 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This earthquake is...

July 19, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Gulf of Aden, Yemen

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit the Gulf of Aden, Yemen at 13:09 UTC on July 15, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.0 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). The quake was preceded by M5.4...

July 15, 2018

vanuatu earthquake july 13 2018 map

M6.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit near Isangel, Vanuatu at 09:46 UTC on July 13, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 169.2 km (105 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.2 at a depth of 167 km (103.7 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

July 13, 2018

japan honshu earthquake july 7 2018 location

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 11:23 UTC (22:23 JST) on July 7, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 50 km (31 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 39.4 km (24.5 miles). EMSC is reporting...

July 07, 2018

kamchatka earthquake july 6 2018

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Kamchatka, Russia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit southern Kamchatka, Russia at 01:40 UTC on July 6, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 79.8 km (49 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.1 at a depth of 80 km. According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 94.7...

July 06, 2018

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Abnormal earthquake swarm near Mayotte continues, constant shaking creating anxiety and stress

Abnormal earthquake swarm near the volcanic island of Mayotte in the Comoros Basin (Mozambique Channel) continues for nearly two months, creating anxiety and stress among locals. The quakes are all occurring in the same spot, about 50 km (31 miles) to the east of...

July 02, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico at 03:56 UTC on June 30, 2018 (22:56 local time, June 29). The agency is reporting a depth of 24.8 km (15.4 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw 6.0 at a depth of 44 km...

June 30, 2018

greece earthquake june 25 2018

'Long-duration' M5.5 earthquake shakes Peloponnese, Greece

A shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as Mw5.5 earthquake hit near the coast of southwestern Peloponnese, a peninsula in southern Greece, at 05:14 UTC (08:14 local time) on June 25, 2018. The quake hit at a depth of 10 km (5 miles). The USGS reports M5.5 at a...

June 25, 2018